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Bryce Covert (ThinkProgress, The Nation, BryceCovert.com) and Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts)

On Fireside Chats, Bryce speaks with Nancy Folbre, editor of the new book For Love and Money. They discuss getting business interested in valuing care work, how to build a coalition to push for better care work policies, and why men don’t enter traditionally female-dominated care work jobs. Plus: Does the “wages for housework” movement of the ’70s have any bearing on the current fight to better value care work?

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Recorded:Oct 10    Posted:Oct 11, 2012
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Fireside Chats | Oct 11, 2012 | Bryce Covert & Nancy Folbre

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