La (in)movilidad de las masculinidades: discursos sobre la contratación de hombres en servicios de cuidado de larga duración

Palabras clave: masculinidades, practicas de género, contratación, empleo, sector de cuidados de larga duración

Resumen

La presencia de hombres como demandantes de empleo en las ocupaciones de cuidados de larga duración plantea nuevos desafíos para las organizaciones que operan en el sector.  Desde una perspectiva cualitativa analizamos los discursos y las prácticas de los gestores que prestan servicios de cuidados sobre la contratación de hombres, para profundizar en cómo se movilizan las masculinidades y comprobar si una mayor presencia de hombres conlleva una alteración de los requisitos de contratación en términos de género. Introducimos el concepto de (in) movilización de masculinidades para ilustrar cómo, aunque las prácticas de contratación de las organizaciones de servicios de atención movilizan concepciones idealizadas y alternativas de masculinidad, la contratación de hombres no es su prioridad. Estas prácticas ayudan a reproducir las desigualdades de género en el sector de los cuidados de larga duración.

Biografía del autor/a

Mireia Roca Escoda, Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Investigadora postdoctoral en el Departamento de Antropología, Filosofía y Trabajo Social de la Universidad Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, España). Su investigación se centra en el cuidado y las relaciones de género, la organización social del cuidado y las políticas públicas y la profesionalización del trabajo del cuidado.

Yolanda Bodoque Puerta, Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Profesora Titular de Antropología Social y Cultural en el Departamento de Antropología, Filosofía y Trabajo Social de la Universidad Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, España). Su investigación se centra en el género, nueva ruralidad, migraciones, bachillerato rural y asistencia social.

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2021-09-28
Cómo citar
Roca Escoda, M., & Bodoque Puerta, Y. (2021). La (in)movilidad de las masculinidades: discursos sobre la contratación de hombres en servicios de cuidado de larga duración. Revista Española De Sociología, 31(1), a88. https://doi.org/10.22325/fes/res.2022.88