On one hand they are fighting to get equal access to the workforce. On the other, they want to be recognized for their labor that isn't market-wise.
Anyway : GDP is a measure who doesn't give a fuck about men or women. It just measures the power of an economy, that's all. Why would anyone care about women in this ? What does it changes ? What is the point ?
I never heard of any economist jacking off to the numbers a company made in a year and go : "aw, yeah, take that you bitch ! You ain't makin' theses numbers !"
>>604635 There's no contradiction. Acknowledging the productivity of domestic work doesn't force women to do it. On the contrary, it can increase the percieved value of it and thus incite men to do it more.
>>604628 >I never heard of any economist jacking off to the numbers a company made in a year and go : "aw, yeah, take that you bitch ! You ain't makin' theses numbers !" That is pretty much exactly how people use GDP, and so the fact that this is neglected is part of a fucking problem.
It neglects meaningful activity of any parent that is staying home. However, GDP is not a good statistics to begin with. It doesn't say anything about the economy, it is hard to calculate effectively. Median wages/inflation/consumer price index/investment are much more better ways to look at economy.
>>604871 GDP is a piece of data about the legal exchange economy excluding a few sensible outliers like the trade in 2nd hand goods or good and services produced by citizens abroad. It has to be interpreted with this in mind.
Unfortunately GDP has become a bit of a meme due to its overuse as a measure of wealth. These particular feminists believe that GDP was created specifically to be a measure of wealth and the value of raising kids was left out to "neglect" the role of women. This is "just fuck my shit up" tier economics.
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