The Resource Combining paid work and family care : Policies and experiences in international perspective, (electronic resource)

Combining paid work and family care : Policies and experiences in international perspective, (electronic resource)

Label
Combining paid work and family care : Policies and experiences in international perspective
Title
Combining paid work and family care
Title remainder
Policies and experiences in international perspective
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Highlighting what can be learned from individual experiences, the book analyses the changing welfare and labour market policies which shape the lives of working carers in Finland, Sweden, Australia, England, Japan and Taiwan
Cataloging source
QSL
Dewey number
306.361
LC call number
HD6060.6 .K384 2013
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Combining paid work and family care : Policies and experiences in international perspective, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Contents
  • 6. Parent-carers of disabled children in Finland and Sweden: socially excluded by a labour of love?Introduction; Current trends in Finnish and Swedish disability policy; Parent-carers' experiences of combining work and care in Finland and Sweden; Discussion; 7. Reconciling work and care for parent-carers of disabled children in Australia and England: uncertain progress; Introduction; Prevalence of disability among children and their families' financial circumstances; Services and support for families with sick or disabled children; Reconciliation of paid work and family life
  • 9. Reconciling partner-care and paid work in Finland and Sweden: challenges and coping strategies
  • Carers of older people: characteristics, activities and living arrangementsWork-care reconciliation issues; Policy developments in the 2000s; Conclusion; 5. Struggling for recognition: working carers of older people in Japan and Taiwan; Introduction; Definitions and support for working carers of older people; Work-care reconciliation in the Japanese and Taiwanese employment systems; Real-life experiences of working carers of older people; Caring for older people in East Asian contexts: unfinished reforms?; Part Two: Working parent-carers of disabled children
  • Future directions for parent-carers in Australia and England8. Parent-carers in Taiwan and Japan: lifelong caring responsibilities within a familistic welfare system; Introduction; Family care responsibilities in Taiwan and Japan; Social services available for disabled children in Taiwan and Japan; How do mothers reconcile paid work with caring for a disabled child?; The intertwining of policy, culture and society in Taiwan and Japan; Discussion: comparative analysis and policy significance; Part Three: Working partner-carers
  • Voluntary organisations supporting carersPolicy variations; Paert one: Working carers of older people; 3. Family rediscovered? Working carers of older people in Finland and Sweden; Introduction; Employment and care responsibilities; Employment legislation and payments to working carers; Everyday life experiences of working carers of older people; Conclusions; 4. Working carers of older people: steps towards securing adequate support in Australia and England?; Introduction; The care of older people in Australia and England
Control code
000051640913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781447306832
Other control number
(YBP)9997616
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32955182
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)842885386
  • jstor144730683X
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

Library Locations

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