Women & Family Caretaking

GUESTS: MONA HARRINGTON *Author, Care and Equality: Inventing a New Family Politics (Knopf, 1999) OTHER GUESTS TBA Fair or not, women have traditionally taken on the role of caregiver in families— administering to the needs of sick, disabled, or elderly relatives. But in the past half-century, as more and more women have entered the workplace, they've had less time for such responsibilities. Can institutions fill that void? Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at modern family caregiving.



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