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Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Ruth Evans


This book focuses on the experiences and perspectives of children and young people who care for a parent with HIV in the global North and South. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research from the UK and Tanzania, it presents a unique insight into the similarities and differences in children' and parents' experiences across diverse socio-economic, cultural, and welfare contexts. The book makes a significant contribution to the growing research evidence on children and young people with caring responsibilities (‘young carers’) and the impacts of HIV and AIDS on families globally. It examines cari ... More

Keywords: HIV, children, young people, caring responsibilities, young carers, AIDS, families, caregiving, care work, service providers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847420220
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Evans, author