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New PDF release: Caring on the Clock: The Complexities and Contradictions of

By Mignon Duffy,Amy Armenia,Clare L. Stacey,Margaret K. Nelson

ISBN-10: 0813563119

ISBN-13: 9780813563114

ISBN-10: 0813563127

ISBN-13: 9780813563121

A nurse inserts an I.V. a private care attendant is helping a quadriplegic shower and dress. A nanny reads a bedtime tale to appease a toddler to sleep. each day, staff like those supply serious help to a few of the main susceptible individuals of our society. Caring at the Clock provides a wealth of perception into those staff, who look after our so much basic wishes, usually in danger to their very own monetary and actual well-being. 

Caring at the Clock is the 1st booklet to compile state of the art examine on quite a lot of paid care occupations, and to put some of the fields inside a complete and comparative framework throughout occupational limitations. The publication contains twenty-two unique essays by means of best researchers throughout a number disciplines—including sociology, psychology, social paintings, and public health and wellbeing. They learn the heritage of the paid care quarter in the USA, demonstrate why paid-care paintings could be either individually satisfying but in addition make employees liable to burnout, emotional fatigue, actual accidents, and salary exploitation. eventually, the editors define many cutting edge rules for reform, together with top-down and grassroots efforts to enhance popularity, remuneration, and mobility for care workers. 

As the US faces a sequence of demanding situations to supplying take care of its voters, together with the numerous getting older child boomers, this quantity bargains a wealth of knowledge and perception for policymakers, students, advocates, and the overall public.

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