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Author Pfau-Effinger, Birgit.

Title Care and social integration in European societies / edited by Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Birgit Geissler
Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 324 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. 1. Care arrangements in European societies -- pt. 2. New forms of informal, semi-formal and formal care work -- pt. 3. Welfare-state policies towards care work -- The formalisation of care work and the labour market -- pt. 5. Conclusions
Summary This book provides invaluable descriptions and comparative analyses of the now complex and highly varied arrangements for the care of children, disabled and older people in Europe, set within the context of changing labour markets and welfare systems. Issues of gender, family change, social integration and citizenship are all explored in a series of chapters that report on original empirical, cross-national research
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Caregivers -- Europe.
Social integration -- Europe.
Social service -- Europe.
Welfare state -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Geissler, Birgit.
Pfau-Effinger, Birgit.
ISBN 1847421342