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Women Working in the Global Economy:  A Feminist Perspective Professor Yana Rodgers Women’s and Gender Studies Department Class 14: Placing a Value on Women’s Work Accounting for Women’s Work
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Organization 1. Introductory remarks 2. Defining Work 3. Defining Child Care 4. Children’s Effect on Parental  Time 5. Average Parental Care Time Per  Child
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Introductory remarks Accounting for family time is not easy Activities can be difficult to measure Care work is complex and not always reported as a specific activity People overlap in their activities; multiple people provide care at the  same time; multiple children get care at same time Tradeoff between women’s time devoted to paid employment and time  given to child care is not one-for-one; women combine the time at cost  of their own leisure, sleep, and time spent with spouses. Family work: use this term for the provisioning and care of family 
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