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Caring for America : home health workers in the shadow of the welfare state

Author: Eileen Boris; Jennifer Klein
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Boris; Jennifer Klein
ISBN: 0195329112 9780195329117
OCLC Number: 865047866
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XXII, 295 S. : Ill.
Contents: Table of Contents ; Illustrations ; Abbreviations ; Acknowledgments ; Preface: The Personal Is Prologue ; Introduction: Making the Private Public ; Chapter 1: Neither Nurses nor Maids ; Chapter 2: Rehabilitative Missions ; Chapter 3: Caring for the Great Society ; Chapter 4: Welfare Wars, Seventies Style ; Chapter 5: <"Take Us Out of Slavery>" ; Chapter 6: <"The Union Is Us>" ; Chapter 7: <"We Were the Invisible Workforce>" ; Epilogue: Challenging Care
Responsibility: Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein.
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The athors have skillfully and forcefully demonstrated that if a society actually values caring, then we need to attend to those who care as much as to those who are cared for. * Andrew Morris, Read more...

 
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