Alternative Feminist perspectives that are relevant to my analysis here:

Rosemary Hennessey and Chrys Ingraham, eds. Materialist Feminism: A Reader in Class, Difference, and Womenís Lives. New York: Routledge, 1997.
(see especially: Gimenez, Martha. ìThe Oppression of Women: A Structuralist Marxist View.î 71-82; Carby, Hazel V. ìWhite Women Listen! Black Feminism and the Boundaries of Sisterhood.î 110-128; Field, Nicola. ìIdentity and the Lifestyle Market.î 259-271.)

Rapp, R. (1992). "Family and Class in Contemporary America: Notes toward an Understanding of Ideology," in Thorne, B. and Yalom, M. (1992). Rethinking the Family: Some Feminist Questions. Boston: Northeastern University Press. 49-70.