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Israel Rodríguez: “Framing the pandemic as a health emergency means overlooking other important effects” CareCOVID19Social impact

Israel Rodríguez: “Framing the pandemic as a health emergency means overlooking other important effects”

Israel Rodríguez-Giralt is a researcher and the coordinator of the IN3’s Care and Preparedness in the Network Society (CareNet) research group. His research explores new ways of understanding and intervening in disaster situations, especially from[…]

Studying gender-based violence and disability CareDisabilityGenderHealthWomen

Studying gender-based violence and disability

By Asun Pié Balaguer, researcher of the IN3’s CareNet group.   According to the European Parliament’s Report (2004) on the situation of women from minority groups in the European Union, almost 80% of women with[…]

Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home? AgeismCareCOVID19DisabilityHealth

Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home?

By Andrea García-Santesmases & Joan Moyà   In an interview for the morning programme on Spain’s national radio station on 20 March, Carlos Baute stated that “this virus brought the word equality: in the face[…]

Opinion Article: Academia in times of the Coronavirus pandemic ArticlesCareResearch

Opinion Article: Academia in times of the Coronavirus pandemic

By Isabel Ruiz-Mallén, “Ramón y Cajal” Research Fellow at the TURBA Lab research group of the IN3.   We are living a crazy and strange time these weeks. Covid-19 has dramatically perturbed the work-life balance[…]

Caring about care infrastructures ArticlesCareInfrastructuresInterdisciplinarietyResearchTechnology StudiesVideos

Caring about care infrastructures

The concept of care means at least two things (Tronto, 1993). Firstly, it refers to caring for, the gendered and never-ending daily work of sustaining live that marxist feminism defines as reproductive labor (Orozco, 2006). This[…]