Elaine Coburn describes and explains the emergence of femina economica, her characteristics and her origins in a transnational business discourse.Read More
Catherine Weiss asks, how can the specific nature of sexual abuse of domestic workers be understood, where the employer’s home is the workers’ workplace, and where not just sex but race, class, language, and citizenship status act to create unusually large power differentials between male employers and workers?Read More
Corrine L. Mason argues that DALYs are not only ableist, but reveal how the World Bank imagines women as “good investments” in market-based schemes with little consideration of their overall well-being.
Lewis Turner analyses Syrian men’s position as objects of humanitarian care by exploring humanitarian thinking on three themes: refugeehood, gender work, and power and politics.Read More
Why has Taiwan become the most gender equal state in Asia in less two decades?Read More
Using the case of the US Peace Corps, Kallman explores what it means to be an American woman doing development work, and analyzes how people’s experiences abroad are shaped by race, gender, and nationality.Read More