Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 April 2012

320 Pages | 12 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195329117

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Caring for America

Home Health Workers in the Shadow of the Welfare State

Eileen Boris and Jennifer Klein

  • First history of one of the most important labor movements in modern times, the home care workers
  • A sweeping, broad based history that combines analyses of the labor movement, the American welfare state, the rise of the medical sector, the aging of America, and the "browning" of the American labor force
  • Essential reading for anyone interested in both the history and the future prospects of the American labor movement