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Care and Social Reproduction: Some Observations on Ireland from Conor McCabe

Barry and Conroy (2014) Ireland in Crisis: Women, Austerity and Inequality from Conor McCabe

Lynch and Lyons (2008) - The Gendered Order of Caring from Conor McCabe

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I’m giving a talk later today on feminist economics in Seomra Spraoi, off Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1. Below are a couple of texts that I’ll be referring to, as well as slides from a similar talk I gave in Belfast in March.
first of all, chapter one of Marie Mies and Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, The Subsistence Perspective: […]

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In God’s Country

Working on the last few pages of a chapter for a book edited by Colin Coulter and Angela Nagle. I’ve just been rigid with anger over the last couple of weeks - more than usual - and I think the process of writing this chapter is the reason why. This little paragraph sums it up […]

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These are the PDfs I’m drawing upon for today’s work - which for me is based around the issue of social reproduction.
A couple of articles I found handy:
‘Cuts Are A Feminist Issue’ by the Feminist Fightback Collective, an anti-capitalist collective based in East London. The article first appeared in Soundings, December 2011.

‘Affect, Race and […]

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From Donal Higgins on twitter - Lots of talk in papers lately on Direct Provision of Asylum seekers. Here’s a show @Live_Reg did on that subject

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Edited version of a presentation I gave to Workers Solidarity Movement on Tuesday. I removed a clip from season five of The Wire, along with a short video which compared the use of statistics on economic sectors and occupations in order to observe class, to the act of drawing a circle with straight lines.
I […]

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Essential reading on Ireland’s corporation tax regime and the IFSC in a report commissioned by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Northern Ireland Committee.

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Thanks to Donnacha Ó Briain for the audio.
This is a recording of the talk I gave at the Unlock Nama campaign launch, which took place on Saturday 28 Jan 2012, at 66-67 Great Strand Street, Dublin 1.
It’s about 22 minutes long.
At the start I drew a diagram on some sheet paper on the […]

 
icon for podpress  Conor McCabe, Unlock Nama, 28 Jan 2012: Play Now | Play in Popup

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