The Marketisation of Care : Rationales and Consequences in Nordic and Liberal Care Regimes

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  title={The Marketisation of Care : Rationales and Consequences in Nordic and Liberal Care Regimes},
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  year={2012}
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  • Published 2012
The use of markets and market mechanisms to deliver care services is growing in both liberal and social democratic welfare states. This article examines debates and policies concerning the marketisation of eldercare and childcare in Sweden, England and Australia. It shows how market discourses and practices intersect with, reinforce or challenge traditions and existing policies and examines whether care markets deliver user empowerment and greater efficiency. Markets for eldercare and childcare… CONTINUE READING

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