SOCIAL DIVISIONS IN CARING
UNSPECIFIED. (1993) SOCIAL DIVISIONS IN CARING. WOMENS STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM, 16 (5). pp. 461-470. ISSN 0277-5395Full text not available from this repository.
This article is concerned with the perspectives on caring developed by academic feminist researchers in Britain over the last decade. It notes how these perspectives defined caring in terms of the unpaid domestic and personal services provided through the social relations of marriage and kinship to those who found it hard to meet their own care needs. The article draws on Black feminist and disabled feminist perspectives, together with recent autocritical work by academic feminist researchers, to unpack this concept of care. It focuses on what the concept obscures about the social divisions that mediate women's experiences of care. It examines what is eclipsed and who is excluded from feminist perspectives on caring which are grounded in the experience of giving care on an unpaid basis within kinship networks based on marriage.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman|
|Journal or Publication Title:||WOMENS STUDIES INTERNATIONAL FORUM|
|Publisher:||PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD|
|Official Date:||September 1993|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 461-470|
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