The Resource Combining paid work and family care: : policies and experiences in international perspective, (ebook)

Combining paid work and family care: : policies and experiences in international perspective, (ebook)

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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
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
As populations age around the world, increasing efforts are required from both families and governments to secure care and support for older and disabled people. At the same time both women and men are expected to increase and lengthen their participation in paid work, which makes combining caring and working a burning issue for social and employment policy and economic sustainability. International discussion about the reconciliation of work and care has previously focused mostly on childcare. Combining paid work and family care widens the debate, bringing into discussion the experiences of those providing support to their partners, older relatives and disabled or seriously ill children. The book analyses the situations of these working carers in Nordic, liberal and East Asian welfare systems. 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
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Midwest
Dewey number
362.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Kröger, Teppo
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  • Older people
  • Caregivers
  • Work and family
  • Work-life balance
Target audience
adult
Label
Combining paid work and family care: : policies and experiences in international perspective, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447320470
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578044
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remote
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11578044
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MWT11578044
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Combining paid work and family care: : policies and experiences in international perspective, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447320470
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578044
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11578044
System control number
MWT11578044
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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