The Care Strategy

  • Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella
  • Annick Masselot


An analysis of the reconciliation principle would not be complete without exploring both the situation which arises once the period of leave following the birth of a child ends and the consequences of long-term adult care; this chapter will focus on these issues. Broadly speaking, the concept of care includes:

the activities and relations involved in meeting the physical and emotional requirements of dependent adults and children, and the normative economic and social frameworks within which these are assigned and carried out.548


Member State Family Life Social Protection Care Strategy Adult Care 
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© Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella and Annick Masselot 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugenia Caracciolo di Torella
    • 1
  • Annick Masselot
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK
  2. 2.University of LeedsUK
  3. 3.University of CanterburyNew Zealand

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