Caring responsibilities: the making of citizen carers?

Marian Barnes

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This chapter considers the English carers movement from the perspective of the encouragement of active, responsible citizenship. It offers an analysis of the most recent carers strategy and considers how official notions of ‘caring responsibilities’ are in tension with those espoused by carers themselves.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParticipation, Responsibility and Choice. Summoning the Active Citizen in Western European Welfare States
EditorsJanet E. Newman, Evelien Tonkens
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherAmsterdam University Press
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)978908964752
Publication statusPublished - 25 Nov 2011

Publication series

NameCare and Welfare


  • Carers movement
  • responsibility voice
  • citizenship


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