Care, Transitions and Inequalities

Tuesday, 17 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC07 Futures Research (host committee)

Language: English and Spanish

Care and care work is increasingly occupying an important place in social agendas and policies worldwide. The aging process and the increasing women labor market participation are bringing about new demands affecting traditional care models. How care is constructed in different sociocultural environment will shape society’s future well-being. This session welcome papers dealing with different social institutions where child and elderly caring take place like families, markets, states, NGOs and how class, gender and race inequalities and migratory status operates in care provisions.
Session Organizer:
Bila SORJ, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bila SORJ, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Oral Presentations
The Economic Shift in Child and Elder Care: Conflicting Demands and the Logics of the Market, State, Profession, and Family
Brigitte AULENBACHER, Johannes Kepler University, Austria; Fabienne DECIEUX, Johannes Kepler University, Austria; Birgit RIEGRAF, University of Paderborn, Germany
Care Work and Crisis in Brazil. New Inequalities?
Nadya GUIMARAES, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil; Helena HIRATA, GTM/CRESPPA,Universite de Paris 8 - Saint-Denis, France
The Politics of Cooptation: The Kibbutz Movements’ “Gender Equality Departments”.
Sylvie BIJAOUI, College of Management Academic Studies, Israel
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