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Women Working in the Global Economy:  A Feminist Perspective Professor Yana Rodgers Women’s and Gender Studies Department Class 23: A New Paradigm for Globalization that Values  Women’s Work Valuing Childcare in the Global Economy
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Organization 1. Introductory remarks:  Who Should Pay for  the Kids? 2. Reasons for Public  Spending on Children 3. A Better System of  Social Accounting 4. Policy Strategies
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Introductory Remarks: Who Should Pay for the Kids? Book has argued that parents, and mothers in particular, pay most the  costs of raising the next generation. Employers, the adult populace, and children derive important benefits Parental services represent indispensable inputs into the market economy,  yet the provision of these services is not motivated by market logic Parental services are affected by increases in the costs and risks of raising  children, which in turn are strongly affected by institutional arrangements  over which individual families have little control. The disjuncture btw the private costs and public benefits of successful 
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course WOMENS SST 160 taught by Professor Rodgers during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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