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?
July 1, 2012