Working and Caring for a Child with Chronic Illness: Disconnected and Doing It All

Working and Caring for a Child with Chronic Illness: Disconnected and Doing It All

by M. Vickers
     
 

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Using an innovative, action research approach, Vickers explores the lives of women who work full time while caring for a child with significant chronic illness or disability. She demonstrates that such women can be disconnected from those around them, unsupported and overwhelmed with responsibility at home and work.

Overview

Using an innovative, action research approach, Vickers explores the lives of women who work full time while caring for a child with significant chronic illness or disability. She demonstrates that such women can be disconnected from those around them, unsupported and overwhelmed with responsibility at home and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403997678
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

MARGARET H. VICKERS is an Associate Professor with the School of Management, University of Western Sydney, Australia.

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