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No place like home? : feminist ethics and home health care

Author: Jennifer A Parks
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2003.
Series: Medical ethics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This provactive new book analyzes practices in the home health care industry and concludes that they are highly exploitative of both workers and patients. It offers a scathing critique of how American society abuses those who receive home-based care and those who provide it and a sophisticated vision of how we might move toward a more just future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parks, Jennifer A.
No place like home?.
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002008911
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer A Parks
ISBN: 0253109671 9780253109675 0253106672 9780253106674 9780253341921 0253341922
OCLC Number: 150645688
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 162 pages).
Contents: Why home care?: the genesis of home or "community-based" care --
Examining philosophies of home care --
Women's care work as a subsidy to the state --
Caring about the cared-for --
The personal is political: negotiating relationships within the home care setting --
Looking ahead: can home care be reformed?
Series Title: Medical ethics series.
Responsibility: Jennifer A. Parks.
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Explains how to develop the social benefits of good home health care and increase the role of government in providing financial support and regulatory oversight. This book analyzes practices in the  Read more...

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