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About Mechtild Hart

Mechthild Hart is professor emeritus at DePaul University where she taught and mentored for 27 years in an interdisciplinary program for adult students. Her classes, publications, and grassroots political activities have always centered on the various forms of social and political inequalities rooted in class-based, racialised, and gendered divisions of labour. For more than a decade she has been participating in the growing national and international movement of household workers. 

Articles by Mechtild Hart

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Beyond individual responsibility: what domestic employers need to know

Household employers need to understand the roots of their asymmetrical work relationships before they can be allies in the domestic worker struggle.

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