Book review: care, welfare, and society

Book review: care, welfare, and society Book reviews Book reviews Migration and Care Labour: Theory, Policy and Politics Edited by Anderson Bridget and Shutes Isabel Palgrave Macmillan Basinkstoke ISBN 978-1-137-31969-2, Paperback Restructuring Welfare Governance: Marketization, Managerialism and Welfare State Professionalism Edited by Klenk Tanja and Pavolini Emmanuele Edward Elgar Publishing Cheltenham ISBN 978-1-78347-576-6, Paperback Keywords Welfare, Care, Society Review DOI 10.1108/EDI-10-2017-0215 The ongoing economization of the whole of societal life has spread across different fields of society. In this review, I will discuss two books that explore the impact of marketization on the provision of care and welfare. The first book, Migration and Care Labour: Theory, Policy and Politics, edited by Bridget Anderson and Isabel Shutes, emphasizes the transnational dimension and the global context of migrant care labor and asks how it manifests itself in different countries. The contributions in this volume trace back to a conference entitled “Making Connections: Migration, Gender and Care Labour in Transnational Context,” which was held in 2011 at the University of Oxford. The first part of the book offers theoretical approaches for analyzing migration and care labor. In the second part, empirical case studies drawing on different country-contexts are discussed, and the third part focuses on forms of political http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal Emerald Publishing

Book review: care, welfare, and society

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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2040-7149
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10.1108/EDI-10-2017-0215
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Book reviews Book reviews Migration and Care Labour: Theory, Policy and Politics Edited by Anderson Bridget and Shutes Isabel Palgrave Macmillan Basinkstoke ISBN 978-1-137-31969-2, Paperback Restructuring Welfare Governance: Marketization, Managerialism and Welfare State Professionalism Edited by Klenk Tanja and Pavolini Emmanuele Edward Elgar Publishing Cheltenham ISBN 978-1-78347-576-6, Paperback Keywords Welfare, Care, Society Review DOI 10.1108/EDI-10-2017-0215 The ongoing economization of the whole of societal life has spread across different fields of society. In this review, I will discuss two books that explore the impact of marketization on the provision of care and welfare. The first book, Migration and Care Labour: Theory, Policy and Politics, edited by Bridget Anderson and Isabel Shutes, emphasizes the transnational dimension and the global context of migrant care labor and asks how it manifests itself in different countries. The contributions in this volume trace back to a conference entitled “Making Connections: Migration, Gender and Care Labour in Transnational Context,” which was held in 2011 at the University of Oxford. The first part of the book offers theoretical approaches for analyzing migration and care labor. In the second part, empirical case studies drawing on different country-contexts are discussed, and the third part focuses on forms of political

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: May 21, 2018

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