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Global and local processes influencing young people’s caring roles in families affected by HIV and AIDS

Ruth Evans and Saul Becker

in Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the processes and factors that influence whether and why young people take on caring responsibilities in families affected by HIV/AIDS. It explores the perspectives of young ... More


Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Ruth Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book focuses on the experiences and perspectives of children and young people who care for a parent with HIV in the global North and South. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research from the UK ... More


Social rights and care responsibility in the French welfare state

Jeanne Fagnani and Marie-Thérèse Letablier

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/9781861346049.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter outlines the historical background to the state-family relationship in France to provide an understanding of the place of social care in the French welfare state. It then explores the ... More


Who Cares?: How to Reshape a Democratic Politics

Joan C. Tronto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702747
eISBN:
9781501702761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702747.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal recognizes outstanding individuals, groups, and organizations that produce exceptional innovations to further democracy in the United States or around the ... More


The time(s) we want and the time(s) we’ve got: political implications and conclusions

Valerie Bryson

in Gender and the politics of time: Feminist theory and contemporary debates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347503
eISBN:
9781447302391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347503.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter brings together the theoretical and empirical findings of earlier chapters to outline the main features of a feminist temporal utopia or ‘uchronia’. It provides a contrasting assessment ... More


Organisational Reflections on the Impact of Working and Caring on Older Volunteering

Robert Lindley and Andrea Principi

in Active ageing: Voluntary work by older people in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447307204
eISBN:
9781447303145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307204.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Much theorising and empirical research on volunteering focuses on the individual perspective. This chapter draws on European case studies in order to address the organisational perspective. ... More


Parent-carers of disabled children in finland and Sweden: socially excluded by a labour of love?

Sonja Miettinen, Kristina Engwall, and Antti Teittinen

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on parent-carers of disabled children, exploring their experiences of combining paid work and care responsibility in the context of Finnish and Swedish welfare systems. The ... More


Sweden: an extended working life policy that overlooks gender considerations

Clary Krekula, Lars-Gunnar Engström, and Aida Alvinius

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The Swedish government policy on extended working life has since its introduction in the mid-1990s aimed to lower the costs of the public pension system and to reduce the financial burden for ... More


The United Kingdom – a new moral imperative: live longer, work longer

Sarah Vickerstaff and Wendy Loretto

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The drift of government policy affecting older workers in the UK has been focused on encouraging individual responsibility for working longer and saving more, often with an idealised 'adult worker' ... More


The Legitimacy of the State and Private Military and Security Companies

James Pattison

in The Morality of Private War: The Challenge of Private Military and Security Companies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199639700
eISBN:
9780191756085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639700.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the employers of private military force. In doing so, it considers the differing ways of organizing the military. It first outlines and defends the ‘Cumulative Legitimacy ... More


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