teaches economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst,
in the U.S. Her work explores the interface between feminist
theory and political economy, with a particular focus on care
work both inside and outside the market economy. She is the
author of The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values,
and Who pays for the Kids? Gender and the structures of constraint
(London/New York 1994). She is an associate editor of the
journal Feminist Economics.