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Care Work: The Quest for Security
     

Care Work: The Quest for Security

by Mary Daly
 

This insightful volume argues that care workers—those looking after children, the elderly, and people with disabilities—require security similar to any other group of workers. It provides a valuable overview and analysis of care work as a relevant social policy phenomenon in industrialized and developing countries around the world, while exploring pivotal

Overview

This insightful volume argues that care workers—those looking after children, the elderly, and people with disabilities—require security similar to any other group of workers. It provides a valuable overview and analysis of care work as a relevant social policy phenomenon in industrialized and developing countries around the world, while exploring pivotal questions such as how provisions for care are made, who is to benefit, and who is to pay.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789221114024
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Mary Daly is Professor of Sociology at the School of Sociology and Social Polciy at Queen's University Belfast. Her previous works include The Gender Division of Welfare.

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