Giacomo D'Alisa 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. He is a political ecologist at the Centre for Social Studies at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, granted with the FCT Post-Doc Fellowship for a project on the Commons. At CES he is member of the “Oficina de Ecologia e Sociedade”. He is the co-author of the book: The case for degrowth, recently published by Polity.
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.