"Published in cooperation with the Center for Practice Innovations, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-393) and indexes
1. Why a Feminist Perspective? -- I. The Changing Societal Context for Caregiving. 2. America's Changing Families. 3. The Changing American Economy and Workforce. 4. Changing Health Care Needs and Long-Term Care Services -- II. The Context, Extent, and Nature of Caregiving for Dependents. 5. The Social, Political, and Historical Context of Caregiving for Dependents. 6. The Gendered Nature of Care. 7. The Consequences of Caring -- III. A Feminist Critique of Current Policies and Programs. 8. A Feminist Critique of America's Family Policy. 9. A Feminist Critique of Long-Term Care Policies. 10. A Feminist Critique of Family-Related Benefits in the Workplace -- IV. Toward a Feminist Agenda for Family Caregivers. 11. Economic Supports: A Feminist Approach. 12. Social Services and Social Supports. 13. Gender Justice: Achieving a More Family-Responsive Workplace. 14. National Health Care Reform and Long-Term Care: A Feminist Perspective