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The contractualisation of care: the emergence of family agreements in an ageing world

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In life one thing is certain: we will all age. Due to increased life expectancy, the number of people affected by age-related illnesses, particularly dementia, who require ongoing, extended care will increase. Therefore, the question of who will care for older people is significant. Currently, limited places in aged care facilities, coupled with government policies encouraging people to age in the community, means that there is pressure on adult children, particularly daughters, to provide...

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SSD
Department:
Law
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Author
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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