Competition/cooperation: Revisiting the May 1994 Femecon debates

Roxane Harvey Gudeman, Stephen Gudeman

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Abstract

This response to several comments on our prior article concerning the May 1994 Femecon debate takes issue with views that equate patriarchy with the market and feminism with community, for each partakes and participates in the other. Opposing the use of simple dualities, we suggest that feminist economics might theorize how both communal and market orientations are interwoven in the building of material life. We also show that contributors to Femecon were responded to on the basis of status, with higher-ranking female participants receiving more frequent responses relative to their rate of participation than did lower-status females and males.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-142
Number of pages12
JournalFeminist Economics
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997

Keywords

  • Community
  • Computer-mediated-communication
  • Femecon
  • Gender
  • Language
  • Market

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