The Global Old Age Care Industry

Tapping into migrants for tackling the old age care crisis
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This book focuses on the emerging global old age care industry developing as a response to tackle the “old age care crisis” in richer countries. In this global industry, multiple actors are involved in recruiting, skilling and placing migrant care workers in different spheres of the receiving country's old age care system. This book delves into the analysis of these actors and the multiple levels influencing their activities. Accordingly, it examines the significance of old age care regimes and policies as well as intermediaries and promoters for initiating, shaping and perpetuating old age care arrangements based on migrant labor and the relationships within them. Particular emphasis is placed on the risks and implications of these arrangements for the well-being and the social protection of the different actors involved. The book analyzes these processes and structures from a global perspective including different countries and regions of the world.

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ISBN 9789811622397
Sprache Englisch
Ausgabe 1st ed. 2021
Erscheinungsdatum 16.08.2022
Umfang 325 Seiten
Genre Soziologie/Sonstiges
Format Taschenbuch
Verlag Springer Singapore
Herausgegeben von Vincent Horn, Cornelia Schweppe, Anita Böcker, María Bruquetas-Callejo
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