TENUOUS RELATIONSHIPS

@article{Uttal1999TENUOUSR,
  title={TENUOUS RELATIONSHIPS},
  author={Lynet Uttal and Mary C. Tuominen},
  journal={Gender & Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={13},
  pages={758 - 780}
}
  • Lynet Uttal, Mary C. Tuominen
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Gender & Society
  • The relatively recent shift of family caregiving to the public market of service work raises questions about how to theorize paid caregiving. This article examines how to conceptualize child rearing when it is transferred to a paid worker. The gendered character of commodified caregiving is complicated by structural locations of race and class that define the employer-employee relationship. Previous discussions of paid child care work as emotionally meaningful work have been criticized as… CONTINUE READING
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