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Title Care work : present and future / edited by Janet Boddy, Claire Cameron and Peter Moss.

Imprint London : Routledge, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 197 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-190) and index.
Summary The care work sector in the UK is facing a crisis in recruitment and retention, while assumptions and gender biases of informal care are being shifted. The articles in this book consider the current situation of care work and workers, from care of the young to the old and from paid care to family care.
Contents Care work, present and future : introduction / Peter Moss, Janet Boddy and Claire Cameron -- Who are today's care workers? / Antonia Simon and Charlie Owen -- Nineteenth-century understandings of care work / Pat Petrie -- Knowledge and education for care workers : what do they need to know? / Claire Cameron and Janet Boddy -- Location, location, location : the importance of place in care work with children / June Statham and Ann Mooney -- The professional care worker : the social pedagogue in northern Europe / Janet Boddy, Claire Cameron and Pat Petrie -- Mentors for children and young people who offend, or are at risk of offending : an emerging profession? / Ginny Greenlaw and Ian St. James Roberts -- Semi-formal care work : the case of private foster care / Edwina Peart, Charlie Owen and Sofka Barreau -- Informal care across the generations / Ann Mooney and June Statham -- The future of care work / Peter Moss, Claire Cameron and Janet Boddy -- Appendix: Research summaries.
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Subject Human services -- Great Britain.
Caregivers -- Great Britain.
Social workers -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Boddy, Janet, 1969-
Cameron, Claire.
Moss, Peter, 1945-
Other Form: Print version: Care work. London : Routledge, 2006 (DLC) 2005008210
ISBN 0203640764 (electronic bk.)
9780203640760 (electronic bk.)
0415347726 (Cloth)
0415347734 (pbk.)