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  1. Warm Hands in Cold Age

    Gender and Aging

    Edited by Nancy Folbre, Lois Shaw, Agneta Stark

    Public discussion of population aging usually focuses on the financial burden that increasingly elderly populations will impose on younger generations. Scholars give much less attention to who does the actual work of day-to-day care for those no longer able to care for themselves; and although...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Family Time

    The Social Organization of Care

    Edited by Michael Bittman, Nancy Folbre

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    The time we have to care for one another, especially for our children and our elderly, is more precious to us than anything else in the world. Yet we have more experience accounting for money than we do for time. In this volume, leading experts in analysis of time use from across the globe...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Who Pays for the Kids?

    Gender and the Structures of Constraint

    By Nancy Folbre

    Series: Economics as Social Theory

    Three paradoxes surround the division of the costs of social reproduction:* Women have entered the paid labour force in growing numbers, but they continue to perform most of the unpaid labour of housework and childcare.* Birth rates have fallen but more and more mothers are supporting children on...

    Published January 6th 1994 by Routledge

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