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Welfare Reform on the Web (June 2003): Care of the Elderly - Overseas

CARE FOR THE ELDERLY: WELFARE SYSTEM, PROFESSIONALISATION AND THE QUESTION OF INEQUALITY

H. Theobald

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, vol. 23, 2003, p.159-185

Looks at caring for the elderly and the development of this role into a professional occupation. Compares the process in Germany and Sweden. Examines this professionalism in terms of the interaction between changing welfare systems, gender and inequality.

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