Photo essay: Changing world, changing work | UN Women”it was the beginning of a poem she wrote for her blog, love that max, about a role she plays in her household – that of worrier, organizer, rememberer, and attention-payer. of the mental workwalzer found that women do more of the intellectual, mental, and emotional work of childcare and household maintenance. when their male partners “helped out” by doing their fair share of chores and errands, it was the women who noticed what needed to be done. her poem is funny and sweet and clearly driven by a love for her family, husband included.
How advancing women's equality can add trillion to global growththe observation that capitalism works simultaneously in and through bodies, landscapes, and the biosphere remains, however, undertheorized and inadequately historicized. of course, someone will always have to remember to buy toilet paper, but if that work were shared, women’s extra burdens would be lifted. scholars had already documented that women, even those who worked full time, were doing the majority of what came to be called the “second shift”: the work that greets us when we come home from work.%d bloggers like this:CALL FOR PAPERS: EXTENDED DEADLINE MARCH 1 2017 ‘Women, Nature, & Colonies’ Power, Reproduction, and Unpaid Work/Energy in the Capitalist World-Ecology Third annual conference of the World-Ecology Research Network 20-21 July, 2017, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY We welcome proposals for individual papers as well as paper sessions, book sessions, and panel discussions.
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and, to be fair, while women who are married to or cohabiting with men do more domestic work than their partners, husbands spend proportionally more time on paid work. this conference explores how these perspectives are not only helpful – but necessary – to each other in the analysis of capitalism’s diverse forms of exploitation, appropriation, and domination. today the amount of sheer hours that men and women spend in combined paid and unpaid work is pretty close to equal. starts with the toilet paper running out and it goes on… and on… and on.