Gender, caring and learning disability

@inproceedings{Walmsley1994GenderCA,
  title={Gender, caring and learning disability},
  author={Janette Susan Walmsley},
  year={1994}
}
The thesis explores the meaning of caring in the lives of a group of people who are labelled as dependants, adults with learning difficulties. Through biographical interviews and documentary research the author examines how care for people with learning difficulties has developed over time in one local area; and the understandings people on the receiving end have of the care offered them by families and staff. The findings suggest that dependency is not acknowledged by the majority of people… CONTINUE READING

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