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Bearing the Burden: towards a restructured geography of caring

Milligan, Christine (2000) Bearing the Burden: towards a restructured geography of caring. Area, 32 (1). pp. 49-58. ISSN 0004-0894

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the ways in which demographic, social and environmental factors, combined with differential emphases on priorities and patterns of spending between local authority jurisdictions, are contributing to a changing spatial geography of caring. This is examined firstly by highlighting how macro factors contribute to a restructured landscape of care, and secondly by examining the personal geographies of carers located within the Scottish environment. Finally, the paper suggests that as care moves from institutional space to the homespace, it may be creating a blurring of the boundaries between what has traditionally been public/institutional space, and the homespace.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Area
Uncontrolled Keywords: care ; home ; geography
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Health Research
ID Code: 56378
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 30 Jul 2012 15:52
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2012 15:52
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/56378

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