Taking the ‘care’ out of care work?: Men in nursing

Nurses and doctors have different kinds of work – but there’s a lot of overlap.  Yet, we still culturally associate the “doctoring” with masculinity and the “nursing” with femininity.  The distinction between “caring” and “curing” is a gendered one and it is part of what maintains existing occupational segregation in healthcare.  Indeed, research on occupational…

Qualitative Longitudinal Research – an advanced workshop and conference, FLaG, Uni of Leeds, 8th and 9th June 2015

FLaG (the Centre for Families, Life Course and Generations) is now advertising a two day event all about researching relationships across generations and over time. An advanced workshop in Qualitative Longitudinal Methods is taking place on the 8th June 2015, followed by a one day conference, which is a tribute to Prof. Bren Neale (the Director of Timescapes) … Continue reading