Dolors Comas d'Argemir


Dolors Comas d’Argemir is an Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at Rovira i Virgili University. Her long research career has focused on women, gender and social inequalities. 

She has published the books Vides de dona: Treball, família i sociabilitat entre les dones de classes populars [Women’s Lives: Work, Family and Sociability Among Working-Class Women] (Altafulla, 1990) and Trabajo, género, cultura: La construcción de desigualdades entre hombres y mujeres [Work, Gender, Culture: The Construction of Inequalities Between Men and Women] (Icaria, 1995). Between 1995 and 2012, she was a councillor on Tarragona City Council, a member of the Catalan Parliament and a member of the Audiovisual Council of Catalonia. She has recently led research into the impact of Covid-19 on care for older and dependent people, in which ten Spanish universities have participated.

Articles by Dolors Comas d’Argemir

Il·lustració. © Margarita Castaño
The city of careWhy our model of care for dependent people needs to change

There are long-standing deficiencies in care for dependent people, and the pandemic has only made them worse. Given the public system’s shortcomings, the most common option is to take on...

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