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Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Caroline Glendinning and Peter A. Kemp

Abstract

Recent social trends and policy developments have called into question the divide between the provision of income support and social care services. This book examines this in light of key trends. It presents new evidence on the links between cash – whether from earnings from paid work, social security benefits, and payments for disabled people and carers – and social disadvantage, care, and disability. The book also presents theoretical perspectives on the need for and provision of care, which some commentators have described as a ‘new social risk’, and offers new insights into traditional for ... More

Keywords: income support, social care, social disadvantage, care, disability, childcare, female labour, cash allowances, social security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9781861348562
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caroline Glendinning, editor

Peter A. Kemp, editor

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Contents

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Part One Introduction

One Introduction

Peter A. Kemp, and Caroline Glendinning

Part Two New theoretical perspectives on care and policy

Part Three Traditional forms of disadvantage: new perspectives

Part Four Families, care work and the state

Twelve When informal care becomes a paid job: the case of Personal Assistance Budgets in Flanders

Jef Breda, David Schoenmaekers, Caroline Van Landeghem, Dries Claessens, and Joanna Geerts

Part Five From welfare subjects to active citizens

Part Six Conclusions

Nineteen Conclusions

Caroline Glendinning, and Peter A. Kemp

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