Essays

“Our physical and mental health are most affected by our material conditions”: The Struggle of Frontline Health Workers in India

Sanjana Santosh

Facing the pressure to do multiple surveys along with their routine work, frontline health workers in India wonder why the collected data is so valued while their labour and time congealed within the data remain undervalued.

Thane, India 10 September 2020
Essays

Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in ‘Child Nurses’ During the Pandemic

Deepali Aparajita Dungdung

None of these women have left their workspaces since the pandemic began. Normally they would travel to meet their friends on the non-working Sundays. Unfortunately, the pandemic has ceased the Sunday gatherings, curtailing further these women’s opportunity for solidarity.

Ranchi, India 8 September 2020
Photos and Art

Take Me Back to the Old World

Earl Carlo Guevarra

Zamboanga City, Philippines 2 September 2020
Essays

VIRAL CARE: Spectacles of Care as a Substitute for Domestic Workers’ Rights

Simiran Lalvani and Sanjana Santosh

This analysis of comedic content posted on social media during the pandemic examines employer's expressions of gratitude towards working class domestic workers in India, and asks how it might translate in terms of providing job security, salary and working conditions.

Mumbai, India 25 August 2020
Essays

Social Welfare Strike: A Call to Action from the Academy

Semassa Boko

Irvine, USA 13 August 2020
Essays

Una breve introducción a CUIDAR: Estudio sobre tiempos, formas, y espacios de cuidado en casa durante la pandemia

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Essays

CUIDAR means CARE : A study about times, forms, and spaces of care within the household during the pandemic

Sebastian Rojas Navarro, Maria-Alejandra Energici, Nicolas Schongut-Grollmus, Samanta Alarcon Arcos

Santiago, Chile 4 August 2020
Essays

Racialized Class Inequality is a Death Sentence: An Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the UK

Cameron Boyle

From housing to healthcare to employment, those outside dominant whiteness are left behind. And now, they are directly exposed to the worst public health crisis that has been seen in peacetime.

Greater Manchester, UK 27 July 2020
Essays

Nannies in Lockdown: Virtue, Power, and the Value of Women’s Work

Veronica Deutsch

Despite their perceived lack of value, during the Coronavirus pandemic nannies are being framed as an essential and urgent service. If these nannies and their ‘unskilled’ labour are an economic necessity, perhaps fair remuneration for hazardous work shouldn’t be off the table.

London, UK 20 July 2020
Essays

Precarity and the Effect of Sudden Economic Shock on the Intimate Labour Force in India

Sutapa Majumdar

Pune, India 19 May 2020
Essays

Hacia una cultura del cuidado / Towards a Culture of Care

Magdalena Zegarra Chiappori

Lima, Peru 15 May 2020
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