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Title Caregiving contexts : cultural, familial, and societal implications / edited by Maximiliane E. Szinovacz and Adam Davey.
Imprint New York : Springer Pub., 2008.

Subject Older people -- Care -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Home care -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Family relationships -- Cross-cultural studies.
Caregivers -- Cross-cultural studies.
Older people -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Home Nursing.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Cultural Characteristics.
Intergenerational Relations.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Social Support.
Alt Name Szinovacz, Maximiliane.
Davey, Adam.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 294 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: caregiving in context / Adam Davey and Maximiliane E. Szinovacz -- Sociocultural contexts -- Demographic change and the future of informal caregiving / Peter Uhlenberg and Michelle Cheuk -- Choosing between paid elder care and unpaid help from adult children: the role of relative prices in the care decision / Richard W. Johnson -- Commitment to caring: filial responsibility and the allocation of support by adult children to older mothers / Merril Silverstein, Stephen Conroy, and Daphna Gans -- Cross-national variations in elder care: antecedents and outcomes / Ariela Lowenstein, Ruth Katz, and Nurit Gur-Yaish -- Familial contexts -- Spouses caring for spouses: untangling the influences of relationship and gender / Eleanor Palo Stoller and Casey Schroeder Miklowski -- Division of care among adult children / Adam Davey and Maximiliane E. Szinovacz -- Children in caregiving families / Maximiliane E. Szinovacz -- Sociopolitical contexts -- Workplace policies and caregiving / Eliza K. Pavalko, Kathryn A. Henderson, and Amanda Cott -- Caregiving policies in the United States: framing a national agenda / Steven K. Wisensale -- Family care for elders in Europe: policies and practices / Gerdt Sundstrom [and others] -- Caregiving contexts: implications for research and policy / Maximiliane E. Szinovacz and Adam Davey.
Note Print version record.
Summary Focuses on the issue of caregiving from various contextual frameworks - sociocultural, familial, and sociopolitical - as opposed to the more common disciplinary perspective. This book is suitable for preparing caregiving related programs and policies for the challenges of the aging baby boomer generation.
ISBN 9780826103109 (electronic bk.)
0826103103 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 2552717
OCLC # 181103488
Additional Format Print version: Caregiving contexts. New York : Springer Pub., 2008 9780826102874 0826102875 (DLC) 2007020081 (OCoLC)134990057

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