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Caring for Our Own

Sandra R. Levitsky.

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 224 pages.

Aging populations and changes in health care, household structure, and women’s labor force participation over the last half century have created a “crisis in care”: demand for care of the...

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Caring for Our Own

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 5629 words.

This chapter explains why American families don’t translate their unmet social welfare needs into demands for social policy reform. First, existing social policies and services are a...

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Communicating Grievances—Obstacles to Activism

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 8856 words.

This chapter examines the conditions that shape how and under what conditions grievants choose to make their voices heard in the public arena as part of an organized reform effort. It first...

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Communicating Grievances—Policy Feedback and the Deserving Citizen

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 10507 words.

This chapter considers the role of entitlement or “deservingness” in politicization. For constituents to participate in political demand making they must first believe they are entitled to...

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The Construction of Political Solutions to Unmet Long-Term Care Needs

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 11887 words.

This chapter considers how individuals imagine solutions for the social welfare problems they confront. The process of imagining alternative social arrangements for social welfare problems...

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Introduction

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 15806 words.

This chapter provides a theoretical framework for understanding how traditional beliefs in family responsibility for social welfare persist even in the face of unmet need. It begins by...

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The Roots and Experience of Contemporary Caregiving

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 13008 words.

This chapter describes the demographic and sociopolitical changes that have contributed to a crisis in long-term care: a unique set of challenges confronted by families today that were not...

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The Transformation of Private Needs into Public Issues

Sandra R. Levitsky.

in Caring for Our Own

May 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Social Movements and Social Change. 10682 words.

This chapter explores the first essential dimension of politicization: the process of reinterpreting longstanding “private” needs as matters of public deliberation and decision making. How...

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