Forced to care
Why the caregiving system is broken. Caregiving is often expected to fall upon family members' money and willingness, not just for kids but for vulnerable adults too. However, this poses a problematic paradigm: what happens if someone doesn't have those? In this instalment of Culture Study, Anne Helen Petersen the many vagaries of familial care and why the time has come for American society to embrace newer perspectives on the ever-complex subject of care.
From Anne Helen Petersen