Is Capitalism bad for women? Dr Kristen Ghodsee asserted as such in a NY Times opinion piece that went viral and led to her book Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence. Drawing upon decades of research, Ghodsee sets out arguments that articulate the ways in which capitalism suppresses women.
The book is bold, witty and empowers the next generations to challenge the reductive logic of capitalist societies to reclaim their value, time and wellbeing. The Professor of Russian and East European Studies, and author of nine books, talks with RNZ’s Kim Hill.