By Drucilla K. Barker, Susan Feiner
Releasing Economics attracts on significant thoughts from women's reviews scholarship to build a feminist figuring out of the commercial roles of households, being concerned exertions, motherhood, paid and unpaid exertions, poverty, the feminization of work, and the implications of globalization. Barker and Feiner continually realize the significance of social situation -- gender, race, classification, sexual id, and nationality -- in financial procedures shaping the house, paid employment, industry kin, and the worldwide economic climate. all through they attach women's monetary prestige within the industrialized international locations to the commercial situations surrounding girls within the international South.Rooted within the disciplines, this booklet attracts at the wealthy culture of interdisciplinary paintings in feminist social technology scholarship to build a parallel among the notions that the "personal is political" and "the own is economic."Drucilla ok. Barker is Professor of Economics and Women's experiences, Hollins University.Susan F. Feiner is affiliate Professor of Economics and Women's experiences, college of Southern Maine.