Revaluing Care in the Global Economy
Global Perspectives on Metrics, Governance, and Social Practices
New research on “caring masculinities” challenges traditional gender norms by examining men’s relationality, vulnerability, and nurturing qualities.
Working Papers Blog
To be queer and to be old––such permutation seems to be impossible given the realities of life especially for queer people. This dissertation chapter in progress examines queer aging in the Global South by asking how care looks like for a population who is both underserviced by the state and falls out of the bounds of the heteronormative family structure––two institutions that have been seen as the sources of care for older people.
In Turkey, HIV has never been considered a domestic issue but a peril that only concerns Eastern European sex workers and Western queers, both perceived to be sexual deviants, hence, always-already ill. However the number of HIV diagnoses in Turkey has increased by 620% since 2007
Although foster parents’ racialized, gendered, and classed depictions of carework won them political success, they have had lasting ramifications for American families who are not white, not affluent, or not cisgender. In 2024, what little protections American families have are eroding rapidly.
Homes are made in more ways than one. They are made as entanglements of agencies that are both material and discursive: a bed, somewhere to cook, maybe some family members, hopefully a place where you might feel comfortable. Indeed, the phrase ‘to be at home’ refers to a sense of ease, or belonging. Homes are […]
Working Papers Seminars
The experiment of sharing research continues. One or two presenters share original unpublished papers beforehand and two respondents offer insights and reflections. Working papers seminars series are open to the general public upon signing up. The events in February, April, and May are sponsored by CLACS
Sixth Working Papers Seminar Series 2023-2024 Race, Health & Disability featuring Jasper Conner and André Marega Pinhel. Commentaries by Mairead Sullivan and LaTonya Trotter
Seventh Working Papers Seminar Series 2023-2024 Communities of Care featuring Alioscia Castronovo and Lina Penati Ferreira. Commentaries by Arturo Escobar & AbdouMaliq Simone.
Eighth Working Papers Seminar Series 2023-2024 Communities of Care featuring Natalia Hernandez Fajardo and Eva María Villanueva Gutiérrez , with commentaries by C. Cielo and Holly Worthen