Seen, heard and counted : rethinking care in a development context / edited by Shahra Razavi.
Contributor(s): Razavi, Shahra.Material type: BookPublisher: Chichester ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118297261; 1118297261; 1118297296; 9781118297292.Subject(s): Work and family -- Developing countries | Child care -- Developing countries | Working mothers -- Developing countries | Caregivers -- Developing countries | Sexual division of labor -- Developing countries | Family policy -- Developing countries | Developing countries -- Social policy | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare | Caregivers | Child care | Family policy | Sexual division of labor | Social policy | Work and family | Working mothers | Developing countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Seen, heard and counted.DDC classification: 362.709172/4 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Front Matter -- Rethinking Care in a Development Context: An Introduction / Shahra Razavi -- The Good, the Bad and the Confusing: The Political Economy of Social Care Expansion in South Korea / Ito Peng -- South Africa: A Legacy of Family Disruption / Debbie Budlender, Francie Lund -- Harsh Choices: Chinese Women's Paid Work and Unpaid Care Responsibilities under Economic Reform / Sarah Cook, Xiao-yuan Dong -- A Widening Gap? The Political and Social Organization of Childcare in Argentina / Eleonor Faur -- Who Cares in Nicaragua? A Care Regime in an Exclusionary Social Policy Context / Juliana Mart̕nez Franzoni, Koen Voorend -- A Perfect Storm? Welfare, Care, Gender and Generations in Uruguay / Fernando Filgueira, Magdalena Gutǐrrez, Jorge Papad̤pulos -- Stratified Familialism: The Care Regime in India through the Lens of Childcare / Rajni Palriwala, N Neetha -- Putting Two and Two Together? Early Childhood Education, Mothers' Employment and Care Service Expansion in Chile and Mexico / Silke Staab, Roberto Gerhard -- Going Global: The Transnationalization of Care / Nicola Yeates -- Index.
Contributors analyze the care economy in the developing world, at a moment when existing systems are under strain and new ideas are coming into focus. Offers the first global, regionally diverse study of the "invisible economy" of care, including case studies from diverse regional contexts of Africa, Asia and Latin AmericaFrames the debate on care and highlights policy experimentation and ideas currently in flux Includes new research and data on developing countries, showing how, where care options for the socially disadvantaged are limited, failing to socialize the costs of care exacerbates e.