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The Costs and Benefits of Informal Caregiving

Richard Schulz and Joan K. Monin

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the costs and benefits of informal caregiving at the individual level. On the cost side of the equation we describe the negative physical and psychological health effects of ... More


Carers and employment in a work-focused welfare state

Hilary Arksey and Peter A. Kemp

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter explores the interaction between paid employment and informal caregiving in Britain. The first section examines the risk of informal caring in Britain today, its implications for ... More


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