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dc.contributor.authorPrincipi, A.en
dc.contributor.authorLamura, G.en
dc.contributor.authorSirolla, C.en
dc.contributor.authorMestheneos, L.en
dc.contributor.authorBien, B.en
dc.contributor.authorBrown, Jayneen
dc.contributor.authorKrevers, B.en
dc.contributor.authorMelchiorre, G.en
dc.contributor.authorDohner, H.en
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-19T14:11:00Z
dc.date.available2018-11-19T14:11:00Z
dc.date.issued2012-10-01
dc.identifier.citationPRINCIPI, A. et al., (2014) Work restrictions experienced by midlife family care-givers of older people: evidence from six European countries. Ageing and Society, 34 (2), pp. 209–231en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/17200
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines differences in work restrictions of midlife family carers of older people in terms of prevalence, gender and explanatory variables, in six European countries: Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. A sample of , carers aged – was extracted from the EUROFAMCARE (Services for Supporting Family Carers of Older People in Europe: Characteristics, Coverage and Usage) European project database, in order to analyse four possible work restrictions experienced in connection with the activity of care-giving: the reduction of working hours; giving up working; difficulties in career developments and forced occasional work. The results show that work restrictions are experienced differently between countries especially by women: they are reported to a higher degree in the United Kingdom, Germany and Greece, less so in Italy, and seldom in Poland and Sweden. Gender differences within countries are not so marked. Country differences are explained in the light of the different welfare regimes characterising the countries under investigation, in order to elucidate how policy makers may act to improve working carers’ conditions through appropriate policies.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCambridge University Pressen
dc.titleWork restrictions experienced by midlife family care-givers of older people: evidence from six European Countriesen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1017/s0144686x12000967
dc.researchgroupInstitute of Health and Social Care Researchen
dc.peerreviewedYesen
dc.funderEuropean Union under the 5th Framework Programme for Research,en
dc.projectidN/Aen
dc.cclicenceCC-BY-NC-NDen


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