Mona Harrington

Mona Harrington is a lawyer, political scientist, and writer. Her article in this issue is adapted from her book Care and Equality: Inventing a New Liberal Family Politics. Previous books include The Dream of Deliverance in American Politics and Women Lawyers: Rewriting the Rules.

Women used to do all the unpaid work of caring for the kids of aging parents. Although career barriers have fallen, women won't have real equal opportunity until America recognizes its crisis of caring. Read more

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