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Health Sciences 1002A/B Lecture Notes - Intersectionality, Wage Labour, North American Free Trade Agreement


Department
Health Sciences
Course Code
HS 1002A/B
Professor
Jessica Polzer

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exam material ends on last weeks stuff
life with mile has to do with neoloberalism. about there being no jobss
food guide and the food ak situation. replacement workers after a strike are able to be hired. hired
through temorary agency (no benefits)
social graiant has to do with the socioeconomic status, social inequalities ae poduced over time.
different groups depend how resousces are sead out over time. (2 groups of economic ppl high
income ppl want dignity and lower class want more basics) so the groups come together to make
a better representation of te economic-status. the hired workers are solidary example. (called
social relations). SES (measued by one or more of the SDH stated)
produced by economic equity.
1. economic inequalities
2. political influence
3. historical influences
4. gender inequalities
5. social exclusion
state can wosen or eleviate the social conditions. gov't can like fo instance if u lose ur job theres
back up. things interact!! all lead to social exclusion
intersectionality
class and race and gender intersect for social exclusion. gender intersects with many other factos
gender paadox- women are sicker but men die quicker -why?
women health shouldn't be based on biological difference
women complain more of illness but men are independent
feminist analysis
links personal experiences (eg. of heath) to political process (ex distribution of power along
gender lines) there are loads of sterotypes of feminists.
sex vs. gender
sex> biological difference
gender> socially constructed (produced) differences
reading one is not born but rather becomes a women. hermaphadite there are kids with both
parts.
gender roles>appropriate for men and women in a given society
biologigical differences need not be socially significant
feminization of poverty
more women than men are low wage earners
more older women live in poverty compared to older men
female led single parent families twice as likely to be poor compare to male lead single families
women tend to have weaker attachments to labor market > lower pension contribution
loss of full time jobs
wounds of exclusion study
much poverty are caz of going from a couple income to a single income is main poverty issue.
disabilitty and unemployment, always poor
could not afford basic things (sometimes skip meals to feed kids)
saxual division of labor
wage labor(paid)>visible
>sun to sun
> in public sphere (workplace)
domestic labor (unpaid)> invisible
>never done
>to pivate sphere(home)
domestic labor
if ur not visible as a worker u are not(reading)
"economics"=management of household
feminomics
marylin> asks how is it that domestic labor which is vital to economic and social wellbeing is over
loaded as "prodective"?
citique
> ... perpetuate a partriarcial economic pardigm where womens work is undervalued and
unrecogniseed and inrewarded
films
what alternatives does she ?
UN system of national events, what included and excluded?
NAFTA- distibution of healthcare, skool etc excluded
how is the system bias? time use serveys?why important?
film jot notes
she talks about the oil spills and economics
ralked about developed new zealand,
also went to zimbombwae a 14r old working. women work all day invisible
pakistan women has more tasks. less leisure activities. 5 hours on food.
kenya need stoves. men just supervise
overall need childcare facilities (economically considered inactive women by gov't)
ben a man working for missile launch (there backup) hes economically active