Articles by: Gabrielle Meagher

Author Biography:

Gabrielle Meagher trained as a political economist at the University of Sydney, and is now Professor Emerita in the School of Social Sciences at Macquarie University. She has longstanding interests in paid care work and the marketisation of care.

A Genealogy of Aged Care

Older people are now expected to navigate highly complex markets for residential or home care, staffed by a decreasingly professionalised, low-paid workforce.