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    • Chapter 1 -- Introduction Women and disability: The double handicap 

      Deegan, Mary Jo; Brooks, Nancy A. (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
      This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book begins with the interaction between more than one minority status being held concomitantly by an ...
    • Chapter 1 -- Social context of family caregiving 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      The historical and current contexts of caregiving in later life in the United States are briefly discussed. A short description of the types of health problems typical in the elderly and affecting their need for care is ...
    • Chapter 2 -- Spousal and intimate partner caregiving 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      Caregiving by spouses and other intimate partners is reviewed. Husbands and wives tend to provide different types of care. Caregiving has different effects, costs, consequences, and rewards for husbands and wives. Also, ...
    • Chapter 3 -- Adult child caregiving 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      Caregiving by adult children to older parents is described. Sons and daughters generally provide different types and amounts of care, as well as receiving different amounts and types of support from others. Variations exist ...
    • Chapter 3 -- TAM + ARCS = SNT framework for higher education 

      Akella, Nirupama (IGI Global, 2019-10-11)
      This chapter studies the challenge and issue of developing a sound social networking technology (SNT) framework to affect positive student engagement and consequently effective learning. The author aims to enable educational ...
    • Chapter 4 -- Caregiving by other relatives, secondary caregivers, and members of minority groups 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      Caregiving by siblings, grandchildren, and other relatives (including fictive kin and ex-spouses) is discussed. Research on secondary caregivers and team caregiving also is reviewed. Studies of kin care within sexual and ...
    • Chapter 5 -- Current policy regarding caregiving and policy implications 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      Discusses current policy regarding caregiving and policy implications. Although little federal and state legislation directly address familial provision of care, several policies affect people’s ability and willingness to ...
    • Preface 

      Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
      Americans are living longer than in the past and the percentage of the population that is 65 years old and older is rapidly increasing. The aging of the US po(k)pulation will have major impacts on family life in the ...