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Caregiving patterns in rural Andean Columbia

In a qualitative study, Greta Friedemann-Sánchez explores gender and employment in rural Columbia.

Are there local cultural ideals of filial caregiving responsibility - a type of repayment of a debt to parents - and do they differ by gender? How are filial caregiving responsibilities allocated among siblings in such instances, and how do they fit cultural ideals? Is caregiving negotiated among siblings; and if so, how?

Feminist Economics
July 1, 2012

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