Social Care and Social Exclusion

A Comparative Study of Older People’s Care in Europe

  • Tim Blackman
  • Sally Brodhurst
  • Janet Convery

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Tim Blackman, Sally Brodhurst, Janet Convery
    Pages 1-9
  3. Tim Blackman
    Pages 10-26
  4. Helen Bartlett, Tim Blackman
    Pages 27-41
  5. Merete Platz, Sally Brodhurst
    Pages 42-54
  6. Mia Vabø, Sally Brodhurst
    Pages 55-67
  7. Sally Brodhurst, Caroline Glendinning
    Pages 68-82
  8. Janet Convery
    Pages 83-95
  9. Janet Convery, Elisabetta Cioni
    Pages 96-107
  10. Janet Convery, Anna Amera
    Pages 108-121
  11. Tim Blackman, Anna Amera, Sally Brodhurst, Elisabetta Cioni, Janet Convery, Gunvor Erdal et al.
    Pages 122-151
  12. Tim Blackman
    Pages 152-180
  13. Tim Blackman
    Pages 181-205
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 206-226

About this book


This book explores the diversity of social care provision for older people in six contrasting European countries. Using a common descriptive and analytical framework, the book examines how the organisation and delivery of care are shaped by the wider welfare regime. This is discussed at the level of both practice and policy, including detailed case studies illustrating key features of social care in each country. The authors conclude by showing how the concept of social exclusion can inform service development.


care organization service

Editors and affiliations

  • Tim Blackman
    • 1
  • Sally Brodhurst
    • 2
  • Janet Convery
    • 3
  1. 1.University of TeessideMiddlesbroughUK
  2. 2.Oxfordshire Health Authority and Oxfordshire County CouncilUK
  3. 3.Trinity College DublinIreland

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