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Change in European care arrangements

Birgit Geissler and Birgit Pfau-Effinger

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes on a conceptual/theoretical level what it means to analyse change in informal care work, as well as, in a comprehensive conceptual framework, processes of the formalisation of ... More


The role and responsibilities of professionals: services and support for young carers and parents with mental illness

Jo Aldridge and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with mental illness: Perspectives of young carers, parents and professionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344007
eISBN:
9781447301776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344007.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter looks at the role of professionals and their relationships and interventions with parents and young carers. It argues that, to understand why and how children care for parents with ... More


Care work

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

in Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the distinction between formal and informal care and the recent rise of the former across many fronts, from home care to child care to personal care. While many aspects of ... More


Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Spaces and Practices of Care

Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This collection of in-depth ethnographic analyses examines the care, or lack of care, older people receive in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and how it affects the contemporary life-worlds of those older ... More


Ageing with disability: A lifecourse perspective

Eva Grassman and Anna Whitaker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447305224
eISBN:
9781447310907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305224.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This is the first book to address the issue of ageing after a long life with disability. It breaks new ground through its particular lifecourse perspective, examining what it means to age with a ... More


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