The place embeddedness of social care: restructuring work and welfare in Mackenzie, BC.

@article{Hanlon2007ThePE,
  title={The place embeddedness of social care: restructuring work and welfare in Mackenzie, BC.},
  author={Neil Hanlon and G. A. Halseth and Rachael Clasby and Virginia Pow},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          466-81
        }
}
The concept of social care is valuable in examining how responsibilities for social support are distributed amongst private, public and voluntary interests. We argue that social care is embedded in place, by which we mean the social relations that determine who provides what are closely connected with the physically bounded settings of meaning and interaction in which these activities and relations occur. To illustrate the usefulness of these conceptions, we present a case study of the… CONTINUE READING

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