An overview of concepts, developments and debates

K. Stalker, K. Stalker (Editor)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


    This chapter sets the scene for the rest of the book. It explores the development of carers in social policy research and the different ways they have been counted and categorised. The debates surrounding feminist research on carers in the 1980s and young carers in the 1990s are discussed along with possible ways forward.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationReconceptualising Work with Carers: New directions for policy and practice (Research Highlights in Social Work)
    Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
    Number of pages21
    Publication statusPublished - 2003

    Publication series

    NameResearch Highlights in Social Work
    PublisherJessica Kingsley


    • carers
    • care provision
    • feminist
    • independent living movement

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