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Caring for our own : why there is no political demand for new American social welfare rights

Author: Sandra R Levitsky
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Caring for Our Own inverts an enduring question of social welfare politics. Rather than ask why the American state hasn't responded to unmet social welfare needs by expanding social entitlements, this book asks: Why don't American families view unmet social welfare needs as the basis for demands for new state entitlements? The answer, Sandra Levitsky argues, lies in a better understanding of how individuals imagine  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra R Levitsky
OCLC Number: 896786377
Notes: The Roots and Experience of Contemporary Caregiving -- The Transformation of Private Needs into Public Issues -- The Construction of Political Solutions to Unmet Long-Term Care Needs -- Communicating Grievances : Policy Feedback and the Deserving Citizen -- Communicating Grievances : Obstacles to Activism -- Caring for Our Own.
Description: XII, 210 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Chapter 1: Introduction ; Chapter 2: The Experience of Contemporary Caregiving ; Chapter 3: The Transformation of Private Needs into Public Issues ; Chapter 4: The Construction of Political Solutions to Unmet Long-Term Care Needs ; Chapter 5: Communicating Grievances-Policy Feedback and the Deserving Citizen ; Chapter 6: Communicating Grievances-Obstacles to Activism ; Chapter 7: Caring for Our Own ; Notes ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Sandra R. Levitsky.

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Caring for Our Own explores why American families don't translate their unmet long-term care needs into political demands for policy reform. The book considers the ways in which existing social  Read more...

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In Caring for Our Own, Sandra Levitsky has written a moving and perceptive account of the dilemma facing those who provide care for frail family members. Based on in-depth interviews and participant Read more...

 
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