Reason to Care: making the care needs of migrants visible to social policy

Grant number: DE150100443 | Funding period: 2015 - 2018

Completed

Abstract

Migration produces re-configurations of care arrangements within households and communities that are often invisible to social policy yet crucial to the welfare of society. This project aims to make the care needs of migrants visible to social policy by analysing the care practices of Ethiopian migrants in Lebanon and in Australia. The project also aims to produce an innovative re-conceptualisation of how migrants' care practices are shaped by households, communities, the state and the market within three diverse social policy regimes. This project aims to provide an evidence-base for the culturally specific dimensions of care and propose policy related outcomes to enhance the well-being and..

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