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Care in everyday life.
Bristol : Policy, 2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Care in everyday life; Contents; About the author; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; What is care?; 2. Conceptual, philosophical and political perspectives on care; Concepts of the person; The moral principles of care; Care and justice; Communitarians and social capitalists; Conclusion; 3. Care in families; Giving and receiving care; Families in change and difficulty; Mothers, fathers and disabled children; The significance and ambivalence of care in old age; Conclusion; 4. Working at care; 'Choiceandcontrol' not 'careandprotection'; Care work in context; Care work and social justice. Care full practiceSupporting care full practice; Conclusion; 5. Friends, neighbours and communities; What are friends?; Caring for and receiving care from friends; Collective care: the value of groups; Collective action and solidarity; Conclusion; 6. Civility, respect, care and justice: the 'comfort of strangers'?; Complete strangers; Strangers in our midst; The comfort of strangers; Virtual strangers; Conclusion; 7. Places and environments; Older people and home; Caring for people/caring for places; What about the workers?; Conclusion; 8. Spaces of policy making: deliberating with care. Social policyDeliberative democracy; Beyond argument; Care full deliberation; Conclusion; 9. Care: ethics policy and politics; Revisiting care; Struggling over, for and against care; Care full policy; Bibliography; Index.|
Marian Barnes is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Brighton, UK. She has researched and written on the experience of care giving, of ageing and of mental health difficulties. She has