This insightful volume argues that care workersthose looking after children, the elderly, and people with disabilitiesrequire 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.
|Publisher:||Brookings Institution Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)|
About 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.