The problem of unpaid work in household in the context of evolution of contemporary socioeconomic though


unpaid work
critical economy
socioeconomic though


The issue of valuation of home work performed in a household in the context of its remuneration raises a lot of controversy. Unpaid work done for a household by members of the society, often in society, is not considered valuable at all. As it appears, however, it is also a kind of limitation of basic human rights regarding remuneration for the work done or the right to rest. The aim of the article is to stimulate reflection on the issue of unpaid work and its role in the contemporary economy, as well as to indicate the directions of changes in the approach of economists in the treatment of unpaid work in households.


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