Symposium 1

Privatization/ marketization in Residential Care for Older People      

Chair: Pat Armstrong


Hugh Armstrong            
Canada on the blurring line between not-for profit and for-profit residential care homes

Allyson Pollock
UK on the impact of the growth of large,for profit residential care chains

Bea Mueller      
Privatization and marketization in long-term residential care in Germany – effects on care and care work

Marta Szebehely            
The politics of profit in Swedishwelfare services

Liz Lloyd             
Devalued later life: older residents’ experiences of risk and relationships in a market system