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.
|Title of host publication||Participation, Responsibility and Choice. Summoning the Active Citizen in Western European Welfare States|
|Editors||Janet E. Newman, Evelien Tonkens|
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Publisher||Amsterdam University Press|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Nov 2011|
|Name||Care and Welfare|
- Carers movement
- responsibility voice
Barnes, M. (2011). Caring responsibilities: the making of citizen carers? In J. E. Newman, & E. Tonkens (Eds.), Participation, Responsibility and Choice. Summoning the Active Citizen in Western European Welfare States (pp. 161-178). (Care and Welfare). Amsterdam University Press.