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Geographies of carework in contemporary England: the domestic lives of LGBT couples

August 12, 2013
by Laurence Georgin

BarrettWebsite thumbnailTraditionally, unwaged carework has been thought of as a female activity that belongs within the spaces of the family home. Social research into unwaged carework has tended to focus on gendered divisions of labour within heterosexual couples. Carla Barrett’s project considers unwaged carework in contemporary England, with a focus on the experiences of cohabiting LGBT couples.

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Categories: Geography. Tags: Carework, Gender, Home, LGBT, and Queer geography.

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