Reimagining Care/Work Policies

Kim de Laat is a sociologist of work and culture, and a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Sociology at Brock University. In addition to her work with Dr. Doucet, she has two ongoing projects concerning the unintended consequences of formal and informal social policies aimed at reducing workplace inequalities; one focuses on gendered differences in the uptake of flexible work arrangements, and the other focuses on diversity initiatives in the music industry. Her research, supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, appears in Feminist Formations, Journal of Gender Studies, Poetics, Sociological Forum, and Work and Occupations.