Journal of Social Policy, vol. 31, 2002, p. 251-270
Article identifies four different categories of measures which countries across Europe have used to make provision for care. These are:
Articles goes on to consider the possible outcomes of such policy responses in relation to choices about receiving care, gender equity, public as against private expenditure, the welfare mix, and the demand for, and supply of, paid and unpaid labour.
L. E. Lynn
Social Service Review, vol. 76, 2002, p. 58-82
Social services in the US were originally decentralised, often informal and voluntary. Over the past 40 years they have been transformed into an instrument of public policy and are now largely funded and regulated by the state. Voluntary social services are increasingly dependent on state funding and for-profit providers have entered the market.