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Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan by Eva Kahana
  

Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan

Part of the Family Caregiver Applications series Series

Synopsis

Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan by Eva Kahana

Examining caregiving issues from a multigenerational, family life cycle perspective, this volume deals with the broad spectrum of chronic illnesses that necessitate family caregiving throughout the lifespan and discusses responses to these challenges by both caregiving families and caregiving systems. Part One addresses the caregiving paradigm and the relationship of family caregiving research to family life studies. Part Two examines conceptual aspects of caregiving, ranging from the expansion of the caregiving paradigm, caregiving processes and tasks, to the positive aspects of caregiving. Part Three emphasizes how family caregivers are affected by the connection (or lack of it) to macro-level systems.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th April 1994

Author

Eva Kahana

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
448 pages

Categories

Sociology: family & relationships
Welfare & benefit systems
Care of the elderly

ISBN

9780803944312

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