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Title The crisis of caregiving : social welfare policy in the United States / edited by Betty Reid Mandell.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition First edition.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV95 .C75 2010    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HV95 .C75 2010    AVAILABLE  
Subject Public welfare -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
Alt Name Mandell, Betty Reid.
Description 268 pages ; 22 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Who cares? The crisis of caregiving / Betty Reid Mandell -- Women's work, mothers' poverty : are men's wages the best cure for women's economic insecurity / Gwendolyn Mink -- Paid family and medical Leave / Randy Albelda and Betty Reid Mandell -- The privatization of care / Betty Reid Mandell -- Shelters for the homeless : a feeble response to homelessness / Betty Reid Mandell -- Foster care / Betty Reid Mandell -- Adoption / Betty Reid Mandell -- The punitive state : dimensions of incarceration in the United States / Marguerite G. Rosenthal -- Alternatives to welfare / Betty Reid Mandel -- Appendix A : Current safety net programs -- Appendix B : Advocacy organizations concerned with caregiving and social justice.
Summary This book analyzes the crisis of caregiving as it affects parents seeking to provide good care for their children and people who care for their aged or disabled relatives. Mandell discusses alternatives to the present welfare system, a description of the current safety net programs, and an analysis of the privatization of social services.
ISBN 9780230622616 (hardback)
0230622615
9781137332974 (paperback)
1137332972 (paperback)
OCLC # 464586328


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