Care Work : The Quest for Security [electronic resource]

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Daly, Mary [Browse]
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Book
Language
English
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1st ed.
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  • Geneva, CHE International Labour Office Bureau International du Travail 20011101
  • International Labour Office Bureau International du Travail
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1 online resource (267 p.)

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Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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English
Contents
  • Intro
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
  • LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION Mary Daly and Guy Standing
  • The time squeeze
  • The need for voice
  • The future of care work
  • Structure of the study
  • PART I CARE AS DECENT WORK
  • 1 CARE WORK: OVERCOMING INSECURITY AND NEGLECT Guy Standing
  • Introduction
  • Care, identity and citizenship
  • Care work: A framework
  • Figure 1.1 The social process of care
  • Compensation: From gift to market
  • Income security: The role of the State
  • Conclusion
  • 2 CARE POLICIES IN WESTERN EUROPE Mary Daly
  • Conceptualizations and definitions of care
  • The evolution of care as a concept
  • Care as a social policy analysis tool
  • Policy parameters of care
  • Table 2.1 Universe of provision for care
  • Provision for care in European welfare states
  • General outline of trends in provision
  • Public policies on care in European welfare states
  • Models of managing care in European welfare states
  • Table 2.2 Clustering of European countries on the basis of their provision for children
  • Table 2.3 Clustering of European countries on the basis of their provision for the elderly
  • Evaluating alternative ways of compensating for care
  • The different features of care as a policy good
  • Considering the likely effects of different policy measures
  • Table 2.4 How policy provisions rate in relation to different objectives
  • Overview
  • 3 LEGITIMIZING CARE WORK AND THE ISSUE OF GENDER EQUALITY Jane Lewis
  • The crisis in care
  • Care and the erosion of the male breadwinner model
  • Table 3.1 Labour force participation as a percentage of population from age 15-64
  • Table 3.2 Part-time employment in 13 OECD countries ranked by part-time employment as a proportion of female employment (1979 and 1995, percentages)1.
  • Figure 3.1 Patterns of male and female paid work and arrangements for care
  • Anxieties about growing individualism and the implications for care
  • The nature of care work and an ethic of care
  • Policy implications
  • PART II CARE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • 4 DEVELOPMENT, FREEDOM AND CARE: THE CASE OF INDIA Umadevi Sambasivan
  • Individualism and care in industrialized countries
  • The familial self in India
  • The self and child-care practices in India
  • The elderly in Indian society
  • 5 EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA: SOME POLICY ISSUES Rekha Wazir
  • The case for ECCD
  • ECCD in the Indian context
  • ECCD indicators
  • Table 5.1 Child survival and development
  • ECCD programmes
  • Key policy issues
  • Conclusion: The need for dialogue
  • 6 CHILD CARE AS PUBLIC POLICY IN BRAZIL Bila Sorj
  • Profile of the supply and demand for crèches and pre-school nurseries
  • Types of pre-school
  • Pre-school management
  • Child care as a social good
  • Social struggles
  • Public policies
  • Child care as a "right to education"
  • Tensions and ambiguities
  • 7 SOCIAL SUPPORT FOR HOME-BASED CARE IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Liana Lakunina, Natalia Stepantchikova and Tatyana Tchetvern
  • The background to social protection policies as they relate to care
  • Privileges to workers providing care for family members
  • System of state support for persons in need of care
  • Income benefits
  • Table 7.1 The most widespread social benefits and allowances for child care (Russian Federation)
  • Social-service-related assistance to the elderly and the disabled
  • Table 7.2 Evolution of home-based social services
  • Efficiency of the social protection system
  • Table 7.3 Ratio of minimum social guarantees to the subsistence minimum.
  • Reforming the social protection system
  • PART III CARE IN INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES
  • 8 THE POLITICS OF SOCIAL CARE IN FINLAND: CHILD AND ELDER CARE IN TRANSITION Anneli Anttonen
  • The Scandinavian social care regime
  • Finnish child-care policy: Universalism and pluralism
  • Table 8.1 Publicly funded day care for children in Finland, 1965-98
  • Table 8.2 Care of children under age 3 in Finland, 1985-98
  • Elder care in transition
  • Support for informal caring: The system of home-care allowances
  • Table 8.3 The primary sources of help among people aged 65+ in Finland in 1994
  • Table 8.4 Care service provision for older people in Finland in 1998
  • 9 CARE WORK: INNOVATIONS IN THE NETHERLANDS Trudie Knijn
  • Welfare state and care discourse
  • The care-gap discourse
  • Substitution of formal by informal care discourse
  • The care and work discourse
  • The care and citizenship discourse
  • The ethics of care discourse
  • Care as a dimension of the "Combination Scenario"
  • Table 9.1 Types of families with children, 1998
  • Do women gain?
  • Care work: Another private solution
  • 10 ACCOUNTING FOR CARE IN THE UNITED STATES Nancy Folbre
  • Defining care
  • The care labour force in the United States
  • The decline of home-making
  • Time-use surveys
  • Employment in care occupations
  • Employment in care industries
  • Three care industries
  • Health care
  • Child care
  • Elder care
  • Public support for care in the United States
  • Support for child rearing
  • PART lV REPRESENTATION FOR CARE WORK
  • 11 FROM PRIVATE CARER TO PUBLIC ACTOR: THE CARERS' MOVEMENT IN ENGLAND Marian Barnes
  • The National Council for the Single Woman and her Dependants
  • "A stronger voice".
  • The Birmingham Community Care Special Action Project (CCSAP)
  • Consolidation
  • Informal care and the State
  • What do carers want from community care?
  • 12 CARING FOR CARERS: AN EXAMPLE FROM IRELAND Eddie Collins-Hughes
  • The Carers Association of Ireland
  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • Providing for the needs of carers
  • The future
  • 13 CREATING UNIONS, CREATING EMPLOYERS: A LOS ANGELES HOME-CARE CAMPAIGN Jess Walsh
  • The home-care industry and labour market
  • Creating a union of independent providers in Los Angeles
  • The emergence of the public authority model
  • Establishing a public authority in LA County
  • Home-care workers and consumers emerge as a political force
  • Back to the State: Reforming home-care funding in California
  • Conclusions: Security of care, security of work
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • INDEX.
ISBN
1-280-02822-X
OCLC
70732625
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