Social Practices

Community Economies, April 19, 10-12 ET

9 August 2023

Seventh Working Papers Seminar Series 2023-2024 Communities of Care featuring Alioscia Castronovo and Lina Penati Ferreira. Commentaries by Lindsay Naylor & AbdouMaliq Simone.

Women’s Collectives / Colectivos femeninos, May 3, 12-2 pm ET

8 August 2023

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

Bargaining up to $15

3 July 2015

home care workers joined the national Fight for $15 about a year ago, forming a political coalition with other low-wage workers.

Child Care Time

11 May 2008

Guest blogger Charlene Kalenkoski of the Ohio University Economics Department is doing research that addresses these questions: When I took this picture of my friend Gaela (who is a girl, not a cat), was I engaging in photography, child care, or both? What if I stayed at Gaela’s house while her parents stepped out to a party on a Saturday night, spending most of my time curled up on the couch writing a blog entry after she had gone to bed? Would I be providing child care?

What is Care?

23 February 2008

My all-time favorite popularization of care issues is the comic book Adventures of Carrie Giver, but I think there’s a serious problem with this proposal as it now stands

Theories of Value

22 February 2008

What if all the parents in the U.S. got up one morning and went on strike, demanding more recognition and support for the work they do?

Care and the Commons

3 February 2008

Much of my work focuses on the social organization of care. I am especially interested in the parallels between care work and other economic resources that are not privately owned or priced on the market. For more on these parallels– including some videotaped lectures by six great speakers, check out the Forum on Social Wealth.