- Title Pages
- List of figures and tables
- Notes on contributors
- One Introduction
- Two Care and gender: have the arguments for recognising care work now been won?1
- Three Research on care: what impact on policy and planning?
- Four ‘Pseudo-democracy and spurious precision’: knowledge dilemmas in the new welfare state
- Five The costs of caring for a disabled child
- Six Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies1
- Seven Consumers without money: consumption patterns and citizenship among low-income families in Scandinavian welfare societies
- Eight Affordable credit for low-income households
- Nine Carers and employment in a work-focused welfare state
- Ten Paying family caregivers: evaluating different models
- Eleven Developments in Austrian care arrangements: women between free choice and informal care
- Twelve When informal care becomes a paid job: the case of Personal Assistance Budgets in Flanders
- Thirteen Better off in work? Work, security and welfare for lone mothers
- Fourteen Reciprocity, lone parents and state subsidy for informal childcare
- Fifteen Helping out at home: children's contributions to sustaining work and care in lone-mother families
- Sixteen Making connections: supporting new forms of engagement by marginalised groups
- Seventeen Independent living: the role of the disability movement in the development of government policy
- Eighteen Securing the dignity and quality of life of older citizens
- Nineteen Conclusions
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