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Feminist perspectives on family care : policies for gender justice

Author: Nancy R Hooyman; Judith Gonyea
Publisher: London : Sage, 2005.
Series: Family caregiver applications series, 6
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyzes the phenomenon of family care for three populations of adult dependents with chronic disabilities: adults with developmental disabilities; adults with serious, persistent mental  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy R Hooyman; Judith Gonyea
ISBN: 0803951434 9780803951433 0803951426 9780803951426
OCLC Number: 912376392
Description: xiv, 418 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: IntroductionWhy a Feminist Perspective?PART ONE: THE CHANGING SOCIETAL CONTEXT FOR CAREGIVINGAmerica's Changing FamiliesThe Changing American Economy and WorkforceChanging Health Care Needs and Long-Term Care ServicesPART TWO: THE CONTEXT, EXTENT AND NATURE OF CAREGIVING FOR DEPENDENTSThe Social, Political, and Historical Context of Caregiving for DependentsThe Gendered Nature of CareThe Consequences of CaringPART THREE: A FEMINIST CRITIQUE OF CURRENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMSA Feminist Critique of America's Family PolicyA Feminist Critique of Long-Term Care PoliciesA Feminist Critique of Family-Related Benefits in the WorkplacePART FOUR: TOWARD A FEMINIST AGENDA FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERSEconomic Supports A Feminist ApproachSocial Services and Social SupportsGender Justice Achieving a More Family-Responsive WorkplaceNational Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care A Feminist PerspectiveFeminist Strategies for Change Toward a National Caregiver Coalition
Series Title: Family caregiver applications series, 6
Responsibility: Nancy R. Hooyman, Judith Gonyea.

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