Care, Communities, and Citizens
Changes within health and social care systems since the beginning of the 1990s have given greater prominence to the consumption alongside the production of welfare. The policy of community care for elderly and disabled people provides a particular focus for understanding such changes.
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Consumerism and citizenship
The growth of user movements
hearing the voices
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