Amy Baker Ph.D., is a recent graduate of the CUNY Graduate Center specializing in social policy and vulnerable populations. She will be joining the University of Wyoming as an Assistant Professor of Social Work in the fall of 2014. In addition to her work on gender and the market economy, she is also a member of the SPARK leadership team, an intergenerational activist movement pushing back on the sexualization of women and girls in the media.
In the second of a two-part series, the author reports that the federal response to the foreclosure crisis rescued the banking industry but provided only temporary relief for homeowners, and warns that as time is running out on homeowners’ protections, a failed safety net and poor job benefits leave women at risk. This feature is based on her March article in the University of Chicago’s journal Social Service Review. More »
In the first of a two-part series, the author describes the origins of the mortgage crisis and its impact on women. This feature is based on her March article in the University of Chicago’s journal Social Service Review. More »