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Higher seminar: Sara Eldén and Terese Anving

Wed
23
Sep
Time Wednesday 23 September, 2020 at 13:00 - 15:00
Place Zoom

Seminar with Sara Eldén, Department of Sociology, Lund University and Terese Anving, Department of Gender Studies, Lund University:

Nanny care in Sweden. Inequalities of everyday doings of care

The seminar will be in English. Due to covid-19, the seminar will be online. You will find the zoom link here.

Nanny Families

Paying privately for childcare is a growing phenomenon worldwide, a trend mirrored in Sweden despite the prevalence there of publicly funded daycare. During the seminar, Sara Elden and Terese Anving presents their book Nanny Families in which they combine theories of family practices, care and childhood studies with the personal perspectives of nannies, au pairs, parents and children to provide new understandings of what constitutes care in nanny families.Their study illuminates the ways in which paid domestic care workers 'do' family and care; in doing so, it contributes to wider political and scientific discussions of inequalities at the global and local level, reproduced in and between families, in the context of rapidly changing welfare states.

Event type: Seminar
Contact
Ann-Louise Silfver
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