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Rethinking Care in A Development Context

eBook - 2012
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Contributors analyze the care economy in the developing world, at a moment when existing systems are under strain and new ideas are coming into focus. Offers the first global, regionally diverse study of the "invisible economy" of care, including case studies from diverse regional contexts of Africa, Asia and Latin America Frames the debate on care and highlights policy experimentation and ideas currently in flux Includes new research and data on developing countries, showing how, where care options for the socially disadvantaged are limited, failing to socialize the costs of care exacerbates existing inequalities Comes at a moment when, if not yet marked by a generalized care crisis, the world's existing systems are under strain and in need of rethinking Features introductory chapters that set out the conceptual framework and findings on individual country studies, and a concluding chapter that draws out the transnational dimensions of care
Publisher: Chichester ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781118297292
9781444361537
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Razavi, Shahra
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