“Why We Need a Care Movement,”
The Nation (cover), March 13, 2000
We have the Bill of Rights and we have civil rights. Now we need a Right to Care, and it’s going to take a movement to get it.
Care is as essential as the air we breathe. Two centuries of myth-making about rugged individualism will not yield easily to the painful fact that dependence is the human condition. In addition to the 38 million children under age 10 who need looking after, we now have somewhere between 30 million and 50 million people who need help with the basic tasks of daily life to be able to lead decent lives. Continue Reading…
“Looking for Care in All the Wrong Places,” in eds. Cynthia Massie Mara and Laura Katz Olson, Handbook of Long Term Care Administration and Policy (Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, 2008), pp. 35–45.
“Caring Communities: What Would It Take?” in David Blumenthal et. al. eds., Long-Term Care and Medicare Policy: Can We Improve the Continuity of Care? (Washington, D.C., Brookings Institution, 2003), pp. 214–24.
“Welfare Policy and the Transformation of Care,” in eds. Joe Soss, Jacob Hacker and Suzanne Mettler, Remaking America: Democracy and Public Policy in the Age of Inequality (New York: Russell Sage, 2007), pp. 183–202.