Care & Welfare
Domain:
Social and Political Sciences
Editors:
Jan Willem Duyvendak, University of Amsterdam; Trudie Knijn, Utrecht University; Monique Kremer, WRR; Margo Trappenburg, Utrecht University
Geographical scope:
Northern Europe; North America
Chronological scope:
19th to 21st centuries

Increasing attention is being paid to the turbulent field of care and welfare.
The Care & Welfare series publishes studies on changing relationships between citizens and professionals, on care and welfare governance, on identity politics in the context of these welfare state transformations, and on ethical topics. It will inspire international academic and political debate by developing and reflecting upon theories of (health) care and welfare through detailed national case studies and/or international comparisons.
This series offers new insights into the interdisciplinary theory of care and welfare and its practices.

In many European countries tensions have arisen between the demands of the labor market and the caregiving responsibilities workers must fulfill at home. Examining these tensions, Work and Care under...
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Over the past decade, public services have come under increasing pressure to perform like private-sector organisations. This study demonstrates that professionals have much leeway in coping with...
€ 34,95
Over the past decade, public services have come under increasing pressure to perform like private-sector organisations. This study demonstrates that professionals have much leeway in coping with...
€ 39,95
In 2003-2006, Patricia Henderson lived in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal where she recorded the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS. In this illuminating study, she recounts the...
€ 39,95
Responsibility, participation and choice are key policy framings of active citizenship, summoning the citizen to take on new roles in welfare state reform. This volume traces the emergence of new...
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Since the 1990s, the impact of genetic testing for insurance has been the subject of international debates. However, these have been rather speculative and abstract. In an effort to find new openings,...
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Engaging with the acclaimed American sociologist Eliot Freidson’s argument about professionalism’s ‘third logic’ (a viable alternative to bureaucracy and consumerism), Dutch, British, French...
€ 34,95