Aging and Caring at the Intersection of Work and Home Life: by Anne Martin-Matthews,Judith E. Phillips

By Anne Martin-Matthews,Judith E. Phillips

There should not many books that tackle the bounds of care of older humans from a work-life viewpoint. This ebook, authored by means of participants from numerous nations, appears on the barriers of care by means of inner most and public aid, specialist and private aid and paid and unpaid caregivers. It captures and conceptualizes the complexity of the intersection of labor and residential lifestyles because it pertains to the availability of advice and aid to older kin in a number of "care paintings" contexts. It explores those matters inside of a serious framework, instead of from an assumed pressure or burden point of view, which dominates present texts at the subject. Readers of this quantity will achieve a deeper realizing of problems with care provision among "networks" of careers and helpers, and of the actual dynamics of care while it really is episodic or framed through constrains of house and time because of geography. moreover, each one bankruptcy addresses problems with range with sensitivity to gender, race and ethnicity.

This publication may be of use to teachers and graduate scholars in Gerontology, kinfolk experiences, IO psychology, Gender stories and Sociology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aging and Caring at the Intersection of Work and Home Life: Blurring the Boundaries PDF

Best gerontology books

Faces of Aging: The Lived Experiences of the Elderly in Japan

The undeniable fact of Japan's speedily getting older inhabitants has been identified for your time. yet past data and implications for the longer term, we don't understand a lot in regards to the genuine getting older technique. Senior electorate and their various stories have, for the main half, been obscured via stereotypes. This attention-grabbing new choice of learn at the aged works to place a human face on getting older via contemplating a number of dimensions of the getting older adventure in Japan.

Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, Wellbeing in Later Life: Volume IV (Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks)

Well being in Later lifestyles makes use of the newest learn from numerous disciplines to handle and proper universal myths and misconceptions approximately getting older. Covers themes starting from organic mechanisms that have an effect on getting older to way of life, attitudes, and social elements Examines the demanding situations of humanity’s expanding existence expectancy and contains techniques for retaining and embellishing wellness in later lifestyles Makes significant connections among examine and perform to hyperlink facets of getting older that have formerly been thought of separate a part of the six-volume health: an entire Reference advisor, which brings jointly best examine from around the social sciences

Men Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job

Males nonetheless at paintings explores the explanations why many males are carrying on with to paintings well past the normal retirement age. In today’s difficult financial system, they're the second-fastest turning out to be personnel (just in the back of older women). choked with profiles of older operating males, in addition to dynamic interview fees, males nonetheless at paintings explores thorny concerns corresponding to masculinity and the “need to provide,” in addition to fiscal matters, task delight, and extra.

Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Alters (Urban-Taschenbücher) (German Edition)

Psychische Störungen sind in allen Altersgruppen weit verbreitet. In diesem Buch werden die Besonderheiten der Klinischen Psychologie des Alters erläutert, im historischen Kontext Deutschlands reflektiert und die wichtigsten psychischen Störungen vorgestellt. Psychodynamische und kognitiv-behaviorale Behandlungsansätze, deren Effektivität auch bei älteren Menschen wissenschaftlich belegt ist, werden beschrieben sowie Aspekte der Versorgung erörtert.

Extra info for Aging and Caring at the Intersection of Work and Home Life: Blurring the Boundaries

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.87 of 5 – based on 38 votes