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A Teaching Topic in Socioeconomic and Political Context

Gender, Globalization and Care Work

This teaching topic asks students to consider the implications of globalization for public policy development in economically developed countries. Further, it introduces students to the concept of gender-based analysis, and examines the implications of this analytical approach for public management and policy development.

Recommended Reading (Carleton University PADM 5115)

Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild. 2004. Introduction, in Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild eds. Global Woman: Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy, New York, Metropolitan;

Arlie Hochschild. 2000. Global Care Chains and Emotional Surplus Value, in Will Hutton and Anthony Giddens eds. Global Capitalism, New York, New Press.

Ann Shola Orloff. 2011. Policy, Politics, Gender: Bringing Gender to the Analysis of Welfare States, in Sociologica, No. 1, at  

S. Laurel Weldon. 2008. Intersectionality. In Gary Goertz and Amy G. Mazur eds. Politics, Gender, and Concepts: Theory and Methodology, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Cordelia Fine. 2011. Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences. London, Icon Books. Chapter 1, 2, & 3.

Source: PADM 5115 Syllabus, 2012

Page Created By: Ben Eisen, last edited 3 July, 2013

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