Caring responsibilities: the making of citizen carers?
Barnes, Marian (2011) Caring responsibilities: the making of citizen carers? In: Newman, Janet E and Tonkens, Evelien, eds. Participation, Responsibility and Choice. Summoning the Active Citizen in Western European Welfare States. Care and Welfare . Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, pp. 161-178. ISBN 9089642757; 978-908964752Full text not available from this repository.
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.
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