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Feminist perspectives on family care : policies for gender justice

Author: Nancy R Hooyman; Judith Gonyea; Center for Practice Innovations.
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, ©1995.
Series: Family caregiver applications series, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines caregiving as a central feminist issue, looking at its impact on women socially, personally, and economically especially in light of ongoing changes in family structures, the economy and workforce, and health care demands of needy adults.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy R Hooyman; Judith Gonyea; Center for Practice Innovations.
ISBN: 9781483327303 1483327302 0803951426 9780803951426 0803951434 9780803951433
OCLC Number: 911616116
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Center for Practice Innovations, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University."
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 418 pages).
Contents: 1. Why a Feminist Perspective? --
I. The Changing Societal Context for Caregiving. 2. America's Changing Families. 3. The Changing American Economy and Workforce. 4. Changing Health Care Needs and Long-Term Care Services --
II. The Context, Extent, and Nature of Caregiving for Dependents. 5. The Social, Political, and Historical Context of Caregiving for Dependents. 6. The Gendered Nature of Care. 7. The Consequences of Caring --
III. A Feminist Critique of Current Policies and Programs. 8. A Feminist Critique of America's Family Policy. 9. A Feminist Critique of Long-Term Care Policies. 10. A Feminist Critique of Family-Related Benefits in the Workplace --
IV. Toward a Feminist Agenda for Family Caregivers. 11. Economic Supports: A Feminist Approach. 12. Social Services and Social Supports. 13. Gender Justice: Achieving a More Family-Responsive Workplace. 14. National Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care: A Feminist Perspective.
Series Title: Family caregiver applications series, v. 6.
Responsibility: Nancy R. Hooyman, Judith Gonyea.
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Examines caregiving as a central feminist issue, looking at its impact on women socially, personally, and economically especially in light of ongoing changes in family structures, the economy and workforce, and health care demands of needy adults.

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