Seen, Heard and Counted : Rethinking Care in a Development Context, Paperback / softback Book

Seen, Heard and Counted : Rethinking Care in a Development Context Paperback / softback

Edited by Shahra Razavi

Part of the Development and Change Special Issues series

Description

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 Latin America 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

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 276 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social welfare & social services
  • ISBN: 9781444361537

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