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The Nature of Caring and the Obligation to Care

Daniel Engster

in The Heart of Justice: Care ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199214358
eISBN:
9780191706684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214358.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Caring is usually defined either too narrowly or too broadly to support a moral and political theory. This chapter outlines a definition of caring that is better suited for guiding the development of ... More


Study Background, Rationale, and Participating Agencies

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter begins by presenting data on the number of youth in care in the United States and how long they receive services. Next come a description of family foster care and a summary of the ... More


What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This book reports the findings from the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study, which examined outcomes for adults who were placed in family foster care as children. The primary research questions were ... More


Issues for Palliative care in nursing and residential homes

David Field and Katherine Froggatt

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter aims to identify and discuss the main issues concerned with providing palliative care to older people living in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It reviews the social ... More


Introduction

Elana D. Buch

in Inequalities of Aging: Paradoxes of Independence in American Home Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479810734
eISBN:
9781479810147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810734.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces a contextual, theoretical, and methodological framework for analyzing contemporary care work. Building on long-standing feminist critiques, Buch advances the concept of ... More


Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Tula Brannelly, Lizzie Ward, and Nicki Ward (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Over the last 20 years there has been a flourishing of work on feminist care ethics. This collection makes a unique contribution to this body of work. The international contributors demonstrate the ... More


An Ill-Suited and Inappropriate Union? Exploring the Relationship Between the Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Suzanne Ost and Charles A. Erin

in The Criminal Justice System and Health Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228294
eISBN:
9780191711343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228294.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the wider picture of law's increased intervention in health care, before focusing upon the greater involvement of the criminal law in the medical arena and placing the ... More


The role of professionals and service providers in supporting sexuality and intimacy in later life: theoretical and practice perspectives

Trish Hafford-Letchfield

in Desexualisation in Later Life: The Limits of Sex and Intimacy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355465
eISBN:
9781447355519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355465.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The transformation of intimacy and sexuality within care institutions is challenging established views about ageing. This chapter draws on scholarship from both sexuality and workforce development on ... More


Implications for social and health care practices

Ruth Bartlett and Deborah O’Connor

in Broadening the dementia debate: Towards social citizenship

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421784
eISBN:
9781447301561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421784.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter reviews the literature associated with critical social and health care practice to examine how professional practice in the field of dementia can be reshaped to reflect a social ... More


Introduction

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introduces care as a way of conceptualising relationships, as a set of values and as a practice. It notes the way in which care has been resisted, and the need to recognise ‘poor care’ and its ... More


Destinations and directions

Denise Tanner

in Managing the ageing experience: Learning from older people

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348869
eISBN:
9781447302773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348869.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter begins with a critical analysis of the research study. It discusses the implications of the issues highlighted for social policy, social work, and social care practice from what has been ... More


Introduction: Spaces and practices of care for older people in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jaco Hoffman and Katrien Pype

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This introduction aims to set up and initiate a conversation among social researchers about informal–formal/private–public spaces and practices of care for sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) vulnerable older ... More


Older people providing care for older people in Tanzania: against conventions – but accepted

Peter van Eeuwijk

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447325253
eISBN:
9781447325307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325253.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores intra-generational care where older persons provide care to other older persons in rural and urban Tanzania. ‘Elder to elder’ care does not comply with normative care ... More


The moral imperative of care

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/9781447319054.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter addresses the topic of care. Care is approached as a mandated, moral imperative. Societies (and families) should care about its members; the question is not whether to care but who ... More


Embedded neglect, entrenched abuse: market failure and mistreatment in elderly residential care

Joe Greener

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter uses data from a covert ethnography to explore the organisation of care labour in a residential facility for elderly people. The temporal, technical and human organisation of the labour ... More


A review of literature and perspectives on management knowledge

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents the different theoretical texts that informed our study and interpretation of empirical data. We review selected health services and social science literature to provide ... More


Fostering a human rights discourse in the provision of social care for adults

Kathryn Ellis and Ruth Rogers

in The ethics of welfare: Human rights, dependency and responsibility

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345622
eISBN:
9781447303763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345622.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the findings of interviews conducted with fourteen social workers working in three local authorities in the South East of England. Of the fourteen participants, three were men ... More


Parental leave and classed fathering practices in Norway

Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

in Fatherhood in the Nordic Welfare states: Comparing care policies and practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310471
eISBN:
9781447310501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310471.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is concerned with two aspects of fathering practices in Norway. First, how they use parental leave, and second, what they do when they are home on leave, ie how they practice childcare. ... More


Gender, Authenticity, and Hair in African American Stand-up Comedy

Lanita Jacobs-Huey

in From the Kitchen to the Parlor: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304169
eISBN:
9780199866939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304169.003.04
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter looks beyond the contexts of hair-care practice among African American women to consider narrative performances about hair in black comedy clubs. Black stand-up comedy is an especially ... More


Objects of loss: resilience, continuity and learning in material culture relationships

Helen Manchester

in Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses resilience as a response to the ordinary experiences of loss in later life: loss of relationships, loss of a home, and loss of objects. It specifically looks at issues around ... More


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