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Cash and care: policy challenges in the welfare state

Author: Caroline Glendinning; Peter A Kemp
Publisher: Bristol Policy Press 2006
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Presents evidence on the links between cash - whether from earnings from paid work, social security benefits, and payments for disabled people and carers - and social disadvantage, care and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Glendinning; Peter A Kemp
ISBN: 9781861348579 1861348576 1861348568 9781861348562
OCLC Number: 901606481
Description: 322 p.
Contents: Introduction ~ Peter Kemp and Caroline Glendinning; Part one: New theoretical perspectives on care, justice and risk: Care and gender: have the agruments for recognising carework now been won? ~ Jane Lewis; Research on care: what impact on policy and planning? ~ Kar Waerness; 'Pseudo-democracy and spurious precision': knowledge dilemmas, policy making and the new welfare state ~ Eithne Mclaughlin; Part two: Traditional forms of disadvantage: new perspectives: Twenty years of research on family finances: what makes for an impact on policy? ~ Jan Pahl; Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies ~ Peter Saunders; Consumers without money: a qualitative analysis of consumption patterns and new forms of citizenship among low-income families in Scandinavian welfare societies ~ Pernille Hohnen; Affordable credit for low-income households ~ Sharon Collard; Child poverty in large families ~ Jonathan Bradshaw; Carers and employment in work-focussed welfare state ~ Hilary Arksey and Peter Kemp; Part three: Families, care work and the state: Paying family care-givers: evaluating different models ~ Caroline Glendinning; Developments in the Austrian care arrangement: women between free choice and informal care ~ Margareta Kreimer; When informal care becomes a paid job: the case of personal assistance budgets in Flanders ~ Jef Breda, David Schoenmaekers, Caroline Van Landeghem, Dries Claessens and Joanna Geerts; Better-off in work? work, security and welfare for lone mothers ~ Jane Millar; Reciprocity, lone parents and a state subsidy for informal childcare ~ Christine Skinner and Naomi Finch; Helping out at home: children's contributions to sustaining work and care in lone-mother families ~ Tess Ridge; Part four: From welfare subjects to active citizens: Making the connections: personal and political participation and the changing role of care professionals ~ Karen Postle and Peter Beresford; Independent living: the role of the disability movement in the development of government policy ~ Jenny Morris; Securing the dignity and quality of life of older citizens ~ Hilary Land; Conclusions ~ Caroline Glendinning and Peter Kemp.
Responsibility: Caroline Glendinning; Peter A. Kemp.


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