Since the rise of positivism and functionalism as the dominant school of thought amongst western social scientists in the 1920s, the search for the origins of unequal and hierarchical relationships in society in general, and the asymmetric division of labour between men and women in particular, has been tabooed.

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Mies, M. (1981). The Social Origins of the Sexual Division of Labour (No. 85). ISS Occasional Papers. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/38083