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2020 Eastern Sociological Society Carework Mini Conference

2020 Eastern Sociological Society Carework Mini Conference Philadelphia, PA, Saturday, February 29, 2020 Program

Title: The Politics of Care: Possibilities and Challenges for Political Action and Public Policy, 8:30-10 a.m. | Freedom G
Organizers:  Kim Price-Glynn, University of Connecticut; Amy Armenia, Rollins College
Presider/Discussant: Pilar Gonalons-Pons, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Au Pair Exchange Programs: Current Contradictions and Recommendations for Reform: Nihal Lynch, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
  • “If she wasn’t doing this I would have to pay for childcare anyway.” How the Earned Income Tax Credit sustains informal childcare arrangements with family: Dylan Bellisle, University of Chicago
  • The Promise and Limitations of the 2018-2019 Teacher Strikes: Johanna Quinn, William Patterson University
Title: The Care Workforce: Addressing Work Conditions and Challenges, 10:15-11:45 a.m. | Freedom G
Organizers:  Kim Price-Glynn, University of Connecticut; Amy Armenia, Rollins College
Presider/Discussant: Melissa Hodges, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Criminology, Villanova University
  • Adaptation Labor: Gender, Work, and Climate Change in the Sundarbans: Raka Sen, University of Pennsylvania
  • The Feminization of Paid and Unpaid Care Work in Cross-national Perspective: Melissa Hodges, Villanova University; Pilar Gonalons-Pons, University of Pennsylvania
  • Cultivating Personal and Job Resources Among Filipina Care Workers in New England: Dale Maglalang, Boston College
  • The Role of the Internet on the Informal Caregiving Team: Erica Jablonski, Assumption College
Title: Studying Carework: Approaches, Theories and Methods, Noon-1:30 p.m. | Freedom G
Organizers:  Kim Price-Glynn, University of Connecticut; Amy Armenia, Rollins College
Presider/Discussant: Mignon Duffy, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Social Reproduction Theory and the Value Produced by Women’s Work in Sub-Contracted Garment Production: Natascia Boeri, Bloomfield College; 
  • Caring On and Off the Clock: Measuring Care Costs and Work Supports among Paid Care Workers with Dependents: Rebecca Huber, Heller School/ Brandeis University; Maura Baldiga, Heller School/ Brandeis University; Pamela Joshi, Heller School/ Brandeis University; Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Heller School/ Brandeis University; 
  • After Workers Win: Using Survey Methods to Study Enforcement of New Rights in the Home: Isaac Jabola-Carolus, The Graduate Center, CUNY; 
  • The Care Triad Project: Paid Care, Unpaid Care, and Aging: Mignon Duffy, University of Massachusetts - Lowell; Andrew Hostetler, University of Massachusetts at Lowell; Franchesca Arias, University of Massachusetts at Lowell; Paige DePasquale, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Title: The Work of Care: Challenges and Inequalities, 1:45-3:15 p.m. | Freedom G
Organizers:  Kim Price-Glynn, University of Connecticut; Amy Armenia, Rollins College
Presider/Discussant: Kim Price-Glynn, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Connecticut
  • Doing Grandparenthood: Negotiations of Childcare Work in Chinese Immigrant Families: Xuemei Cao, SUNY Albany; 
  • "Who looks after my children while I look after other people’s children?” How nannies deal with the dilemmas of outsourced care: Gracieli Tavares, Sao Paulo University; Fabio de Oliveira, Sao Paulo University; 
  • The Racialized Insecurity Shift: Black and White Mothers’ Care Work in School Choice: Mahala Dyer Stewart, Hamilton College; 
  • Home care aides’ job experiences of verbally abusive client behaviors: Pia Markannen, University of Massachusetts - Lowell; Nicole Karlsson, University of Massachusetts at Lowell; David Kriebel, University of Massachusetts at Lowell; Catherine Galligan, University of Massachusetts at Lowell; Margaret Quinn, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Title: Care, Disability and Inequality, 3:30-5 p.m. | Freedom G
Organizers: Linda Blum, Professor, Department of Sociology, Northeastern University and Laura Mauldin, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut 
Presider: Linda Blum, Northeastern University; Discussant: Laura Mauldin, University of Connecticut
  • Integrating disability as an axis of inequality in care scholarship: Laura Mauldin, University of Connecticut; 
  • The Intersections of Rights and Care: Allison Carey, Shippensburg University;
  • Health Care Systems and Disability: How Private and Public Health Care Influences Disabled Patient Experiences: Addison Kimber, University of Connecticut; 
  • Care, Children, and Invisible Disabilities in the UK and US: Linda Blum, Northeastern University; Rosalie Warnock, Queen Mary University of London