Towards a Sociology of Cancer Caregiving: Time to Feel

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Once a synonym for death, cancer is now a prognosis of multiple probabilities and produces a world of uncertainty for carers. Drawing on rich, in-depth interview data and employing interactionist theories, Towards a Sociology of Cancer Caregiving explores carers' lived experiences, paying close attention to the ways in which spouse carers manage the ambiguity that pervades their orientations to the future, their responsibilities and their emotions. A detailed exploration of the temporal and emotional journeys of spouse ...

Towards a Sociology of Cancer Caregiving: Time to Feel 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472446596

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