In the Crucible of Care: Deindustrialization and the Rise of the Care Economy
Gabe Winant, History, University of Chicago
Friday, April 29, 2022
Gabriel Winant is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Next Shift: The Fall of Industry and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America, which investigates the rise of the “service economy” in the aftermath of manufacturing. His second project, tentatively titled Our Weary Years: How the Working Class Survived Industrial America, explores similar problems in an earlier period.