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Economics Of Unpaid Work by Marga Bruyn Hundi

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Published by Purdue University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Labour economics,
  • Work & labour,
  • Reference,
  • Housewives,
  • Domestics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • National income,
  • General,
  • Wages,
  • Economics - General,
  • Accounting,
  • Netherlands

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9100618M
ISBN 109051703791
ISBN 109789051703795

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Summary in Dutch. Notes: Errata slip (1 p.) inserted. Description: pages ; 24 cm. In order to fully understand economics, unpaid and voluntary work needs to be taken into account and afforded the same status as paid activities. This book constitutes a rigorous economic analysis with special emphasis on gender issues and covers every conceivable angle of unpaid work and all its ramifications for the modern : Antonella Picchio.   Imagine getting paid $17k, or around $8 per hour, for a year, followed by a great deal of unpaid part-time work, then taking nine months off to launch the book and travel round the country promoting it at your own expense, and you will start to understand why people advise against publishing a book to make money. Unpaid work, which falls outside of the national income accounts but within the general production boundary, is viewed as either “care” or as “work” by experts. This work is almost always unequally distributed between men and women, and if one includes both paid and unpaid work, women carry much more of the burden of work than men.

If Women Counted () is a book by New Zealand academic and former politician Marilyn Waring, that is regarded as the "founding document" of the discipline of feminist economics. The book is a groundbreaking and systematic critique of the system of national accounts, the international standard of measuring economic growth, and the ways in which women's unpaid work as well as the value of Author: Marilyn Waring. Rethinking Economics is an international network of students, academics and professionals building a better economics in society and the classroom. Feminist economics is a key component of the movement for pluralism in economics and one that has, to some extent, been acknowledged by the mainstream of .   In order to fully understand economics, unpaid and voluntary work needs to be taken into account and afforded the same status as paid activities. This book constitutes a rigorous economic analysis with special emphasis on gender issues and covers every conceivable angle of unpaid work and all its ramifications for the modern by:   Unpaid work. We’re social. We like doing things for others, even for free. Look at Wikipedia. Or Reddit. Or your simple neighborhood quid-pro-quo. But all of that adds value too. Inequality. GDP growth is hailed as the holy grail all nations should strive for, but so far, it’s failed to eliminate inequality and, in most cases, has widened.

So feminist economics calls for a more comprehensive index which includes participation in unpaid work. In more recent years there has been increasing attention to this issue, such as recognition of unpaid work within SNA reports and a commitment by the UN to the measurement and valuation of unpaid work, emphasizing care work done by women.   In order to fully understand economics, unpaid and voluntary work needs to be taken into account and afforded the same status as paid activities. This book constitutes a rigorous economic analysis with special emphasis on gender issues and covers every conceivable angle of unpaid work and all its ramifications for the modern : Taylor And Francis. In economics, the voluntary sector is surprisingly understudied. In order to fully understand economics, unpaid and voluntary work needs to be taken into account and afforded the same status as paid activities. This book constitutes a rigorous economic. This book presents research findings from across the global South that substantively improves our understanding of time-use, poverty and gender equalities, to shed light on why unpaid work is indispensable to economic analysis and effective policy making.