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Development paths of care arrangements in the framework of family values and welfare values

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/9781861346049.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explains the theoretical approach of the ‘care arrangement’ for comparative analyses. The theoretical framework is used for the explanation of cross-national differences in relation to ... More


Hearing the Voices of Children in Alienation Cases

Barbara Jo Fidler, Nicholas Bala, and Michael A. Saini

in Children Who Resist Postseparation Parental Contact: A Differential Approach for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895496
eISBN:
9780199980086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895496.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

It is important for parents, professionals, and judges to consider children's perspectives and preferences about the arrangements for their care, but the stated wishes of a child are not ... More


Welfare state and the family in the field of social care

Birgit Geissler

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/9781861346049.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shows how the findings of the book contribute to the further development of the academic discussions on ‘care’. Several chapters emphasise the role of cultural values and gender ... More


Informal family-based care work in the Austrian care arrangement

Margareta Kreimer and Helene Schiffbänker

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/9781861346049.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter starts by discussing the Austrian care system and giving some figures about female labour market participation. It also describes the social integration of family care on the conceptual ... More


The Institutional Effect: Alternatives for Family Ties, the Role of Trust, and the Emergence of the Commercial Household

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses several issues, all with the underlying intention of refining and reorienting the nuclear-hardship debate. There is a need for such reorientation, as several indicators show ... More


East Germany – the push out of the home

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the system of informal care in East Germany. It describes five caring situations, three dating from many years before the unification and two which began in the turmoil of that ... More


Orphanhood and the Transformation of Kinship, Fosterage, and Children’s Circulation Strategies

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the way AIDS orphanhood has influenced child circulation and kin construction in Uganda. While many studies have documented the effects of AIDS on orphans and vulnerable ... More


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