Interdependency and Care over the Lifecourse

Sophia Bowlby, Linda McKie, Susan Gregory, Isobel Macpherson

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nterdependency and Care over the Lifecourse draws upon theories of time and space to consider how informal care is woven into the fabric of everyday lives and is shaped by social and economic inequalities and opportunities. The book comprises three parts. The first explores contrasting social and economic contexts of informal care in different parts of the world. The second looks at different themes and dynamics of caring, using fictional vignettes of illness and health, child care, elderly care and communities of care.

Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)9780415434669
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • lifecourse
  • sociology
  • interdependency


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