Francisco-Menchavez discusses effect of technology on care work in transnational families

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 11:33

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology & Sexuality Studies, gave talks drawn from her new book, “The Labor of Care: Filipino Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age,” at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and the University of Colorado, Denver in April. Titled “Skype Mothers and Facebook Daughters: How Technology is Transforming Care Work in Transnational Families,” the presentation examined care work and intimacy between transnational family members shaped by the advancement in communication technologies, specifically Skype and Facebook.

 

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