A recent book reckons with the “moral bargain” that provides protections for some at the expense of others.
The posts in this forum on visas for immigrant careworkers explore possibilities for policies that afford full labor protections and social inclusion for a system that serves both the providers and recipients of care.
Welcome to Care Talk 2.0! In February 2008, economist Nancy Folbre launched the original Care Talk blog to reflect on research and policies regarding paid and unpaid carework. Written in a style that made material accessible to journalists, policymakers, and students as well as more seasoned researchers, the blog began with a focus on how to measure the economic contributions of unpaid care, the limitations of commercial models for care provision, and the problems that plague US systems of care provision.
September 16, 2022. 11 am First seminar of the working papers series featuring Samia Akther-Kahn & André Pinhel.Commentaries by Anne Allison & Deborah Jenson Samia Akhter-Kahn, “Unpaid productive activities and loneliness in later life: Results from the Indonesian Family Life Survey (2000-2014)” André Pinhel, “Racial Classification Categories and Health Inequities Studies in Brazil and USA” […]