9781861348500

Coming to Care: The Work and Family Lives of Workers Caring for Vulnerable Children

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    9781861348500

  • ISBN10:

    1861348509

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-01
  • Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PRESS
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Table of Contents

Setting the scenep. 1
The studyp. 15
The origins of a care ethic in care workers' childhoodsp. 39
Entering care work with vulnerable childrenp. 59
Care workers' careers and identities : change and continuityp. 77
What do vulnerable children need? : understandings of carep. 103
Experiences of care workp. 129
Leavers, movers and stayersp. 153
Managing care work and family lifep. 177
Conclusions and policy implicationsp. 205
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