ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Gender Between Family and State

The simultaneity of two kinds of issues within current feminist thinking and action-the protest against gendered care-giving, the glorification of motherhood and the multiple burdens of women in the South, and the individual's demand for the right to provide care in state welfare societies in the North-point to the need for bringing feminist and kinship studies together Values of nurturance need to be endorsed without tying them to gender.

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