Carers and Services - Factors mediating service provision

Twigg, Julia and Atkin, Karl (1995) Carers and Services - Factors mediating service provision. Journal of Social Policy, 24 . pp. 5-30. ISSN 0047-2794. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The article explores factors mediating the relationship between carers and service provision, exploring the judgements and expectations that lie behind the complex and sometimes seemingly inconsistent pattern of provision for carers. The article which is based on an empirical study teases out a series of factors that structure responses in this area covering: the attitude adopted by the carer to his or her caring role; the views of the cared-for person and other kin; the impact of different relationships, of what we term 'moral status', and of the existence or otherwise of a separate future for the cared-for person, as well as more social structural factors such as gender, age, class and race. The significance of these is explored through their impact on the assumptions of both service providers and carers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Julia Twigg
Date Deposited: 22 May 2009 15:17
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2014 09:28
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19102 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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