Working Bibliography

This is a place to collect resources as I piece together the project. For ethical guidance, please see the primer On Being Cool.

  1. Jenna Feltey Alden, “Bottom-Up Management: Participative Philosophy and Humanistic Psychology in American Organizational Culture, 1930-1970,” PhD Diss. (Columbia University, 2012).
  2. Laura Bear, Karen Ho, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, and Sylvia Yanagisako, “Gens: A Feminist Manifesto for the Study of Capitalism,” Society for Cultural Anthropology, March 30 2015,
  3. Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein, Caring for America: Home Health Care Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
  4. May Brodbeck, “Meaning and Action,” Philosophy of Science 30 (1963): 309-24.
  5. Manuel Castells, The Informational City: Information Technology, Economic Restructuring, and the Urban-Regional Process (Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 1989).
  6. Chris Degeling and Melanie Rock, “‘It was not just a walking experience’: reflections on the role of care in dog-walking,” Health Promotion International 28 (2012): 397-406.
  7. Brooke Erin Duffy, “Gendering the Labor of Social Media Production,” Feminist Media Studies 15 (2015): 710-4.
  8. —, “The Romance of Work: Gender and Aspirational Labour in the Digital Culture Industries,” International Journal of Cultural Studies 19 (2016): 441-57.
  9. Rachel E. Dwyer, “The Care Economy? Gender, Economic Restructuring, and Job Polarization in the U.S. Labor Market,” American Sociological Review 78 (2013): 390-416.
  10. Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (New York: Henry Holt, 2001).
  11. Paula England, “Emerging Theories of Care Work,” Annual Review of Sociology 31 (2005): 381-99.
  12. Scott Ferguson, Declarations of Dependence: Money, Aesthetics, and the Politics of Care (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018).
  13. Richard Florida, The Rise of the Creative Class, and How It’s Transforming Work, Leisure, Community, and Everyday Life (New York: Basic Books, 2002).
  14. Nancy Folbre, “‘Holding Hands at Midnight’: The Paradox of Caring Labor,” Feminist Economics 1 (1995): 73-92.
  15. The Invisible Heart: Economics and Family Values (New York: New Press, 2002).
  16. Linda Gordon, Pitied but Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare, 1890-1935 (New York: Free Press, 1994).
  17. Martin Halliwell, Images of Idiocy : The Idiot Figure in Modern Fiction and Film (Routledge, 2016).
  18. John T. Hamilton, Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013).
  19. Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Empire (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000).
  20. Arlie Russell Hochschild, The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983).
  21. Arlie Russell Hochschild and Anne Machung, The Second Shift: Working Parents and the Revolution at Home (New York: Viking, 1989).
  22. Milton Mayeroff, “The Nature of Propositions in John Dewey’s “Logic”: A Reply to Miss Brodbeck,” The Journal of Philosophy 47 (12): 353-358 (unchill vibes dude, she was already a PhD)
  23. Bethany E. Moreton, “The Soul of Neoliberalism,” Social Text 92, Vol. 25 (2007): 103-123.
  24. Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward, Poor People’s Movements: Why They Succeed, How They Fail (New York: Vintage Books, 1977).
  25. Saskia Sassen, The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991).
  26. Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (New York: Houghton-Mifflin, 2001).
  27. Juliet Schor, The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure (New York: Basic Books, 1992).
  28. Johanna Selles-Roney, “‘Is This Not The Kind of Fasting I Have Chosen?’ Simone Weil’s Life and Labor,” in J. Chaplin and P. Marshall (eds.). Political Theory and Christian Vision. Essays in Memory of Bernard Zylstra (Maryland: University Press of American, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, 1994).
  29. Theda Skocpol, Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995).
  30. Jeff Sklansky, “Corporate Property and Social Psychology: Thomas M. Cooley, Charles H. Cooley, and the Ideological Origins of the Social Self,” Radical History Review 76 (2000): 90-114.
  31. Joan Tronto, Caring Democracy: Markets, Equality, and Justice (New York: New York University Press, 2013).
  32. Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899).
  33. Paolo Virno, “Notes on the General Intellect,” in Saree Makdisi, Cesare Casarino, Rebecca Karl, eds., Marxism Beyond Marxism (New York: Routledge, 1996), 265-272.