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Disability and care work : state, society and invisible lives

Author: Upali Chakravarti
Publisher: New Delhi, India ; Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Disability and Care Work: State, Society and Invisible Lives explores the lived reality of children with disabilities and those involved in parenting and caring for them. It discusses the extent to which the needs of the disabled and their caregivers have been met by health and welfare initiatives, and finds substantial gaps. The book describes vividly how the families of children with disability negotiate the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Upali Chakravarti
ISBN: 9789352807741 935280774X
OCLC Number: 1043972099
Description: xi, 219 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Framing disability --
Making sense of the narratives I: experiencing disability, inter-class dimensions --
Making sense of the narratives II: living with disability --
Making sense of the narratives III: invisible work invisible women, caring for the disabled --
State, society and disability in India --
The welfare state as paternalistic caregiver --
The moral and political economy of disability and suffering.
Responsibility: Upali Chakravarti.

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Explores the issues of disability and caring through the lived experience of families of children with disability.  Read more...

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