Arlie Hochschild

Arlie Hochschild's most recent books are The Commercialization of Intimate Life and (co-edited with Barbara Ehrenreich) Global Woman: Nannies, Maids and Sex Workers in the New Economy.

Women in the developing world who are paid to bear other people's children test the emotional limits of the international service economy. Read more



Some observers are celebrating post-modern families as a positive break from the traditional form. Others are calling for a restoration. Are those our only choices? Read more

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