Community Care for Older People

Community Care for Older People

A Comparative Perspective

Book - 1996
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Provides a framework for the comparison of policies, processes, and outcomes of social and welfare service provision in contemporary industrial societies. Explores the origins of policies on pensions and the financing of care, housing, health and welfare services, education, and leisure for older people. Examines the ways in which such services are provided and funded in six countries that differ in policies, systems, and the balance of the welfare mix, can concludes that a policy shift toward humanitarian rather than economic aims is needed. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996
ISBN: 9780312159122
Characteristics: xi, 214 p. ; 23 cm


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