Main Author:Abel, Emily K.
Summary:

Although caregiving is predominantly women's work, care for the elderly is largely absent from the feminist agenda in this country. This title presents a report that describes the experience of caregiving from the perspective of adult daughters. It traces the history of family caregiving in the US since 1800.

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Physical Description:viii, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-208) and index.
ISBN:0877228140
9780877228141
0877229503
9780877229506
Author Notes:

Emily K. Abel is Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has published several books and is co-editor (with Margaret K. Nelson) of Circles of Care: Work and Identity in Women's Lives .

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