Care: Personal Lives and Social Policy

Care: Personal Lives and Social Policy

by Janet Fink
     
 

Care: Personal Lives and Social Policy considers how normative assumptions about the meanings, practices and relationships of care are embedded in our everyday lives. It explores the ways in which these shape our sense of self and the nature of our relations with others. At the same time the book examines how social policy and welfare practices construct these

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Care: Personal Lives and Social Policy considers how normative assumptions about the meanings, practices and relationships of care are embedded in our everyday lives. It explores the ways in which these shape our sense of self and the nature of our relations with others. At the same time the book examines how social policy and welfare practices construct these relations and give or deny them meaning and validity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861345196
Publisher:
Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Personal Lives and Social Policy Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Questions of care Janet Fink: Introduction
Conceptualizing care, caring and carers: assumptions and contradictions
Theorizing care: questions and dilemmas
Welfare, care and personal lives
Conclusion
Further resources
References. Personal costs and personal pleasures: care and the unmarried woman in inter-war England Katherine Holden: Introduction
Policy contexts
Representing unmarried carers' personal lives
Conclusion
Further resources
References. Victims or threats? Children, care and control Barry Goldson: Introduction
Key concepts
The origins of modern institutions
Contemporary conditions, policies and practices
Conclusion
Further resources
References. Skin matters: 'race' and care in the Health Services Yasmin Gunaratnam: Introduction
Underlying concepts: the personal and care
Hospices, cultural competence and care
Intercultural hospice care: a personal account
Postcolonialism and multi-sited research
Reading Gill's account through a multi-sited analysis
Using the personal to take us to other contexts
Postcolonial collisions
Conclusion
Further resources
References. Care: meanings, identitites and morality Janet Fink: Introduction
Meanings
Identities
Morality
Conclusion
References

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