Corinna Dengler is part of the Feminisms and Degrowth Alliance (FaDA), an international network that aims at making feminist thought and practices an integral part of degrowth. She is a feminist ecological economist and degrowth scholar activist based in Bremen, Germany. She works as a research assistant at the University of Vechta, where she recently finished her PhD on "Feminist Futures: What Degrowth learns from the Feminist Critique of Science, Economics, and Growth."
By Corinna Dengler, Giacomo D’Alisa, Degrowth.de
The Covid-19 pandemic has made all the more evident what feminists have long argued, namely that care work – especially direct care work which involves a relation between a caregiver and a care receiver – is the foundation of our economy and society.