Landscapes of Care: Comparative Perspectives on Family Caregiving

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Social Science - 248 pages
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Focusing on the welfare and social rights models of England, the US, and Ireland, this book compares the welfare ideologies in each country and examines how the specific historical, cultural, and political contexts of each country give rise to different landscapes of care and disability.
 

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Contents

Family Care
15
Welfare and Care
27
Carers Policy in England
51
Caregivers Policy in the United States
85
Carers Policy in Ireland
117
Regional Allocation of Irish Care Policy
157
Sociospatial Experiences of Carers
189
Conclusion
213
Bibliography
221
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Andrew Power, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

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