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Caring Everywhere

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter identifies a theoretical and empirical agenda for care investigators, starting with an attempt to specify the concepts of care, intimacy, and work. What exactly do we mean by intimate ... More


Paid Work and Unpaid Care: The Unsolved Conflict

Nicole Busby

in A Right to Care?: Unpaid Work in European Employment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579020
eISBN:
9780191725296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579020.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the unsolved conflict between paid work and unpaid care. The meaning of the term ‘care relationship’ is considered and existing literature is used to explore the diversity of ... More


Unpaid Care and Paid Work in European Employment Law

Nicole Busby

in A Right to Care?: Unpaid Work in European Employment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579020
eISBN:
9780191725296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579020.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter provides the terms of reference and background for the text. It specifies the main aims which are to consider how paid work and unpaid care can be reconciled by exploring the potential ... More


Demand for care and support for older people

Raphael Wittenberg

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter considers the drivers of demand for care and support for older people and trends in those drivers. It concentrates on trends in disability and in household composition and unpaid care. ... More


Unpaid informal carers: The ‘shadow’ workforce in health care

A. Paul Williams and Janet M. Lum

in Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Much of the international literature on health human resources focuses on highly trained, regulated and visible professionals with exclusionary social closure in neo-Weberian terms, such as doctors ... More


“You Do What You Gotta Do”

Sherry N. Mong

in Taking Care of Our Own: When Family Caregivers Do Medical Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751448
eISBN:
9781501751479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751448.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the complexity of caregivers' feelings about the labor they perform; it probes their emotions and their identities. How do they frame and make sense of the labor they perform? ... More


Conclusion: looking ahead in long-term care policies

Cristiano Gori, José-Luis Fernández, and Raphael Wittenberg

in Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This concluding chapter reviews the findings of the rest book in order to map and discuss the most important challenges and dilemmas that long-term care policies are going to face internationally. ... More


Gender and pensions in the European Union: towards an independence model?

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter talks about gender and pensions in relation to the European Union. It compares the trends in fertility and women's employment, along with the differing extent to which EU pension systems ... More


New Labour: family policy and gender

Clarke Karen

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the coherence of New Labour's approach to the family and the implications for gender roles of its policies. It describes the family policy in Britain before 1997, and the ... More


Helping out at home: children's contributions to sustaining work and care in lone-mother families

Tess Ridge

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/9781861348562.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents an important dimension to our understanding of unpaid care, by focusing on the role of children as active caring agents within their families. Children's accounts of their ... More


Struggling for recognition: working carers of older people in Japan and Taiwan

Frank T.Y. Wang, Masaya Shimmei, Yoshiko Yamada, and Machiko Osawa

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/9781447306818.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Japan and Taiwan are deeply influenced by Confucian thinking which views the care of older people as a family responsibility and frames care as a private issue rather than a public matter. The ... More


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