Seen, Heard and Counted
Rethinking Care in a Development Context
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Contributors analyze the care economy in the developing world, at a moment when existing systems are under strain and new ideas are coming into focus.
- Offers the first global, regionally diverse study of the “invisible economy” of care, including case studies from diverse regional contexts of Africa, Asia and
- Frames the debate on care and highlights policy experimentation and ideas currently in flux
- Includes new research and data on developing countries, showing how, where care options for the socially disadvantaged are limited, failing to socialize the costs of care exacerbates existing inequalities
- Comes at a moment when, if not yet marked by a generalized care crisis, the world’s existing systems are under strain and in need of rethinking
- Features introductory chapters that set out the conceptual framework and findings on individual country studies, and a concluding chapter that draws out the transnational dimensions of care
- Category: Economics
- Published:Mar 06, 2012
- Publisher: Wiley
- Seller: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Print Length: 208 Pages
- Language: English