July 14, 2020

Economies of care and wage penalties

Paid care workers are overwhelmingly women, and research has shown that the gender wage gap continues to persist; women continue to earn around 81 cents to […]
July 15, 2020

Care and inequalities

The social organization of care is embedded in gender inequality as well as systemic racism and class inequality. Substantial attention has been given to racial and […]
July 15, 2020

Migration and care work

Migration patterns are intimately tied to social organization of care through an “international transfer of caretaking” or “global care chains” linking migrant women from one part […]
July 15, 2020

Household labor

Family care experiences and characteristics are shaped by cultural, historic, economic, and political forces.  In the United States, feminist research has focused on persistent gender inequalities […]