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Care Theory and Economic Justice

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Political and economic theorists have generally ignored caring practices in outlining accounts of economic justice. Building upon the work of recent feminist theorists, this chapter develops a theory ... More


The Domestic Labour Debate

Diemut Elisabet Bubeck

in Care, Gender, and Justice

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279907
eISBN:
9780191684319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279907.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the domestic labour debate which arose in the late 1960s as an attempt by Marxist feminists to provide an account of the oppression of women in capitalist societies. The ... More


Care, Gender, and Justice

Diemut Elisabet Bubeck

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279907
eISBN:
9780191684319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279907.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Women's unpaid work at home has not concerned theorists of social justice, despite the fact that it renders women vulnerable to exploitation and hence to social injustice. Based on a critical ... More


What Children Really Need: Towards a Critical Theory of Family Structure

Shelley Burtt

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ’new familists’ argue that sociological evidence on the relation between traditional two‐parent nuclear family and positive outcomes for their children justifies public‐policy measures aimed at ... More


Delphy and Leonard: The Exploitation of Women as Wives

Diemut Elisabet Bubeck

in Care, Gender, and Justice

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279907
eISBN:
9780191684319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279907.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Christine Delphy and Diana Leonard's theory of women's exploitation as wives. It explains the functions of theories and exploitation and some of the problematic issues in the ... More


Education for the Home

JOANNA BOURKE

in Husbandry to Housewifery: Women, Economic Change, and Housework in Ireland 1890-1914

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203858
eISBN:
9780191676024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203858.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In Ireland, housework has always required training. However, in certain periods the training that females received at home came to be deemed inadequate, and organisations arose to supplement it. From ... More


The Macrosociology of Paid Domestic Labor

Ruth Milkman, Ellen Reese, and Benita Roth

in On Gender, Labor, and Inequality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040320
eISBN:
9780252098581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040320.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the importance of growing class inequality as a driver of employment growth in paid domestic labor by drawing on macrosociological, rather than microsociological, literature. ... More


Child domestic labour: fostering in transition?

Evelyn Omoike

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines one aspect of child trafficking: fostering. It considers the practice of fostering in the West African context, and the extent to which fostering overlaps with the phenomenon of ... More


The Breakdown of Women's Domestic Economy After World War II

Susan Thistle

in From Marriage to the Market: The Transformation of Women's Lives and Work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245907
eISBN:
9780520939196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245907.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how an initial period of postwar expansion lessened the need for women's domestic labor while opening new possibilities for several groups. It explains that the institution of ... More


Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Andrew Urban

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Brokering Servitude examines how labor markets for domestic service were identified, shaped, and governed by philanthropists, missionaries, commercial offices, and the state. Because household ... More


Child domestic labour: a global concern

Blagbrough Jonathan

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter deals with child domestic labour, focusing on detailed evidence from such countries as Peru, Togo, Tanzania, and the Philippines. Many employers of child domestic workers are cruel or ... More


Immigration and Domestic Work: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the case of domestic and caring work as a site where the social construction of labour is revealed and contested, and examine the tensions manifest in immigration controls when ... More


. Cooperative Labor: Making Alliances through Women’s Recipes and Domestic Production

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on women's interactions within domestic work spaces. Higher- and lower-status women experienced moments of reciprocal work and cooperation through their mutual involvement in the ... More


Utopian Fictions and Political Theories: Domestic Labour in the Work of Edward Bellamy, Charlotte Perkins Gilman and William Morris

Ruth Levitas

in A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the theoretical framework regarding domestic labour that underpins many of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's utopian short stories, particularly ‘Aunt Mary's Pie Plant’ (1908), ‘What ... More


Right against Economic Exploitation: Child Labour

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199470716
eISBN:
9780199089079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The phenomenon of child labour, estimates on its magnitude, available statistics, its causes and consequences, girl child labour and domestic child labour are discussed in this chapter. The link ... More


The Right to Bargain Collectively in International Law: Workers' Right, Human Right, International Right?

Patrick Macklem

in Labour Rights as Human Rights

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199281060
eISBN:
9780191700156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281060.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the two different ways in which workers' rights to collective action have been conceived at the international level. The first form was through conventions promulgated by the ... More


Behaviour and culture

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

in Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the behavioural and cultural aspects of food. It argues that food behaviour can be located within a social process in which consumers are but one set of actors in the food ... More


Maid in Hollywood: Producing Latina Labor in an Anti-immigration Imaginary

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the cinematic and IMDb audience discourse about Latina migration and labor in two romantic Hollywood comedies, Spanglish (2004) and Maid in Manhattan (2002), to document how the ... More


The Persistence of Domestic Labor

Amy G. Richter

in At Home in Nineteenth-Century America: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814769133
eISBN:
9780814769157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769133.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Despite the celebration of home’s isolation from the public world of paid labor and commerce, the two realms remained intertwined. This chapter looks beyond the ideal home to explore the ongoing ... More


Economic Inequality and Housework

Sanjiv Gupta, Marie Evertsson, Daniela Grunow, Magnus Nermo, and Liana C. Sayer

in Dividing the Domestic: Men, Women, and Household Work in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763578
eISBN:
9780804773744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763578.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the relationship between socioeconomic inequalities among women and disparities in the time they spend on housework. It analyzes the gap related to income differences of ... More


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