Conceptualizing the Foundation of Inequalities in Care Work

  title={Conceptualizing the Foundation of Inequalities in Care Work},
  author={Mary Eunice Romero and Nancy P{\'e}rez},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={172 - 188}
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