Christmas onward – with foundation from first term
Answers will have to be concise: only 40 minutes
What relates so far?
Causes of conflict
o Horizontal & vertical inequality
Emissions trading – cap & trade
o Look at le video - watercooler
Domestic work – mothering/parenting
Care – taking care of children & elderly (Nursing in Canada)
Public (men’s) vs. private (women’s) sphere
Men getting paid for work, women not – just getting more + domestic
Women’s role in decision making was slashed
Women lost control over land, tools, seeds & income from trade &
Jamaica: slaves brought over by colonisers … after the slave trade
ended, women brought to reproduce, men were brought to work in
fields. “Serial monogamy” as a result – men have no wives, so they rape.
o Predominant household structure: Women lead because men
father many children with different women.
In countries were males are favoured over females, there are typically more boys born than girls
– which means women are having abortions if they have girls (not always of their own volition)
Big Pharma o They own 90% of drugs & they make them expensive by patenting them.
o Were told countries were going to break the patents & make cheaper versions
o CBC podcast: Woman whose son has a rash - $450/8 days of treatment with health