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Feminist Perspectives on Family Care : Policies for Gender Justice.

Author: Nancy R Hooyman; Judith G Gonyea
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1995.
Series: Family caregiver applications series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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 illness; and the frail elderly. Family care of relatives spanning the life course and across cultures is emphasized.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hooyman, Nancy R.
Feminist Perspectives on Family Care : Policies for Gender Justice.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy R Hooyman; Judith G Gonyea
ISBN: 9781452247311 1452247315 0803951426 9780803951426 0803951434 9780803951433
OCLC Number: 869094612
Description: 1 online resource (433 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 --
Why a Feminist Perspective?; Part I --
The Changing Societal Context for Caregiving; Chapter 2 --
America's Changing Families; Chapter 3 --
The Changing American Economy and Workforce; Chapter 4 --
Changing Health Care Needs and Long-Term Care Services; Part II --
The Context, Extent, and Nature of Caregiving for Dependents; Chapter 5 --
The Social, Political, and Historical Context of Caregiving for Dependents; Chapter 6 --
The Gendered Nature of Care; Chapter 7 --
The Consequences of Caring. Part III --
A Feminist Critique of Current Policies and ProgramsChapter 8 --
A Feminist Critique of America's Family Policy; Chapter 9 --
A Feminist Critique of Long-Term Care Policies; Chapter 10 --
A Feminist Critique of Family-Related Benefits in the Workplace; Part IV --
Toward a Feminist Agenda for Family Caregivers; Chapter 11 --
Economic Supports: A Feminist Approach; Chapter 12 --
Social Services and Social Supports; Chapter 13 --
Gender Justice: Achieving a More Family- Responsive Workplace; Chapter 14 --
National Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care: A Feminist Perspective. Chapter 15 --
Feminist Strategies for Change: Toward a National Caregiver CoalitionReferences; Name Index; Subject Index; About the Authors.
Series Title: Family caregiver applications series.
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