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Making Care Work: Training and Supervision in Home Care Agencies

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/9781479810734.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In making care into work, agencies justify their existence in the market as managing the predictable tensions that regularly arise in home care. Home care agencies build upon women’s familial ... More


Independent Living: Housekeeping as Personkeeping

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/9781479810734.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that taking care of homes is inseparable from caring for persons in home care. The chapter shows how homes are invested with history and memories, becoming a material sign of ... More


Women's Work: How Mothers Manage Flexible Working in Careers and Family Life

Zoe Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529202021
eISBN:
9781529202052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

What's it really like to be a mother with a career working flexibly? Drawing on over 100 hours of interview data, this book is the first to go inside women's work and family lives in a year of ... More


Care Falls Apart: Turnover and the Limits of Independence

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/9781479810734.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Across the United States, home care faces perpetual worker shortages and endemically high turnover levels estimated at between 60% and 90% per year. This chapter examines cases of turnover in rich ... More


Embodying Inequality: Empathy and Hierarchy in Daily Care

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/9781479810734.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the embodied care practices at the center of home care work. The chapter argues that these practices generate deep but fragile entanglements between the lives and bodies of ... More


Using Group Rules, Assignments, and a Team Approach

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

in Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the process of the first group meeting that lays the groundwork for goal-directed, solution-focused treatment for the next eight sessions. It discusses eight group rules that ... More


Permeability of work-family borders: effects of information and communication technologies on work-family conflict at the childcare stage in Japan

Yuka Sakamoto

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on the permeability of work/home boundaries in Japan, and consequently on work–family conflicts over childcare. ... More


Making Space for Domesticity: House Hold Goods in Working-Class Italian American Homes, 1900–1940

Tirabassi Maddalena

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

Early-twentieth-century Italian immigrants to the United States experienced a shift from the preindustrial culture of subsistence to one of mass consumption. The home was one of the key places where ... More


Paper Technologies: Doing and Documenting

Jack Levinson

in Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the techniques for monitoring, assessment, and intervention that shape what counselors can see, know, and do at Driggs House. A significant part of the work at Driggs House ... More


What Everybody Knows about Paul

Jack Levinson

in Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the clinical work of group home work at Driggs House. The ideal of autonomy has made clinical work more than ever a general administrative practice rather than separate fields ... More


First Clinical Attachments: Informal Learning and Stressors in the Clinical Environment

Lamdin Rain

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In this chapter I explore the professional socialization of medical students through the preclinical to clinical transition of medical education. I discuss professional socialization, the importance ... More


Psychiatrists in Distress: When Work becomes a Problem

Shailesh Kumar

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0020
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The author discusses his career as a psychiatrist in this chapter. He notes that throughout his career he has seen the problems of physicians placing their work ahead of family and friends and having ... More


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