Episode #4: Women At Work, Part II
WOMEN AT WORK: Charlotte and Emma discuss the difference between emotional and domestic labour, and why doing rather than asking is the solution to women’s second shift. Plus: why sausages forced Emma to the kitchen, and much more.
- Charlotte mentions a comment forum thread, it’s www.themarysue.com/emotional-labor-pdf/;
- Emma’s cartoon is You Should Have Asked;
- The Husband-Proof Shopping List became a BBC news story in September 2017;
- #notallmen, obvs;
- Charlotte talks about the family newsletters that feature in Sunshine on a Rainy Day by Bryony Fraser;
- The interview with Dr Lisa Wade, associate professor of sociology at Occidental College in Los Angeles, featured in ‘Till Chores Do Us Part’ by Lauren Fellanti Ballem in Today’s Parents. The full quote is:
- Arlie Hochschild and Anne Machung wrote Second Shift: Working Families and the Revolution at Home in 1989; a second, revised edition was published in 2012. Here’s an interview with Hochschild in The Washington Post;
- Dr Helen Glew of the University of Westminster researches the marriage bar (among other things). Read more about her here and follow her on Twitter @HelenGlew;
- The Heygate Estate is no more. You can read about it in the New Statesman though;
- The article about women “paying the price for academic citizenship” is from the Times Higher Education;
- Laura Bates has written an article on the gender bias in evaluations for The Guardian;
- We talked about what women wear to work in episode #2 – listen to that here;
- Charlotte mentions Professor Lucy Robinson, who works at the University of Sussex. Read more about her here and follow her on Twitter @ProfLRobinson;
- Here’s some information/propaganda from Sweden on what makes it such a family-friendly place. Sample quote: “For 390 of the days, parents are entitled to nearly 80 per cent of their normal pay.” Sigh.
- ‘The Father’s Quota’ is a parental leave policy in Norway, Sweden and Iceland. Here’s the Wikipedia article on that;
- “A child helps your career, if you’re a man.” Surprise, surprise;
- You can read Margaret Atwood’s Female Body here. (Feel free to petition us if you’d like to hear Charlotte read all of it.)
- Emma recommends Caroline Hainer’s Män visar kuken för mig (Stockholm: Mondial, 2017). She has offered her translation services since we recorded the episode: #watchthisspace;
- Charlotte recommends Under My Thumb: Songs that Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them (London: Repeater, 2017). It’s edited by Rhian E. Jones and Eli Davies and features writing on Jay Z, David Bowie, Carol King and, of course, Taylor Swift. #buyitnow
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