The social scientist and author Gisela Notz lives and works in Berlin. Among her publications is Kritik des Familismus. Theorie und soziale Realität eines ideologischen Gemäldes (A Critique of Familyism: The Theory and Social Reality of an Ideological Landscape), Stuttgart: Schmetterling 2015. Notz is the editor of Lunapark21. Journal for Critique of the Global Economy.