Family/Household

Glass Walls and Finance Capital

18 February 2024

Alicia Girón’s open-access book Economía de la vida offers a comparative perspective on the ways that financialized capitalism has shaped the care economy.

Global Perspectives on Care and COVID

A new collection of essays looks back on a global crisis that became a care catastrophe.

Beyond Privilege: Narrating Diverse Stories of Caring Masculinities

28 January 2024

New research on “caring masculinities” challenges traditional gender norms by examining men’s relationality, vulnerability, and nurturing qualities.

Taxing the Stork

14 January 2024

New empirical research reveals why European family support policies, while far more generous than those of the U.S., are not as “pro-parent” as they claim to be

The U.S. Child Care Crunch

14 January 2024

Stripped of support provided during the pandemic, the child-care industry is cracking up

The Uncaring Rewards of Paid Care

11 October 2023

Field research conducted in Teeside in northeast England highlights the links between precarity and low pay for workers providing long-term care.