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Warm Hans in Cold Age - on the Need of a New World Order of Care
Dalarna University.
2005 (English)In: Feminist Economics, ISSN 1354-5701, E-ISSN 1466-4372, Vol. 11, no 2, 7-36 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The world is aging as fertility and mortality are both decreasing. This article focuses on practical care work for the elderly. Such work is done primarily by women even though a larger portion than previously is paid rather than unpaid. All over the world, most elderly care work is organized within the family, most often unpaid. Men receive more care from partners than women, while women receive more care from female relatives. When care work is paid, the payment is generally low. A comparison between Germany, Spain, and Sweden demonstrates similar gender patterns, even though the role of the state in supporting care differs considerably as do care workers' conditions. The sustainability of today's distribution and organization of care work is questioned as the need for care increases, and the possibility of more equal sharing of care work between women and men is explored.

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2005. Vol. 11, no 2, 7-36 p.
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Elder care work; unpaid work; care insurance; Germany; Spain; Sweden
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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-32139DOI: 10.1080/13545700500115811Local ID: 17999OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-32139DiVA: diva2:252961
Available from: 2009-10-09 Created: 2009-10-09 Last updated: 2017-12-13

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