Originality/value of chapter
The chapter links the long history of research on family caregiving to the concern with the success of self-management of chronic illness. It also links concerns about that success to social disparities in the distribution of social resources and hence to morbidity and mortality disparities.
Tausig, M. (2013), "The Sociology of Chronic Illness and Self-Care Management", Social Determinants, Health Disparities and Linkages to Health and Health Care (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 31), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 247-272. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-4959(2013)0000031013Download as .RIS
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