Romanian badanti in Italy

Transnational families and assistance chains
By Cristina Bezzi, Cristina Papa

English

This paper deals with the various assistance practices used by Romanian badanti [health helpers] interviewed while research was being carried out in the Trentino area. For this type of care, physical proximity is not necessary and there is no contradiction between assistance practices in Italian families and assistance chains within the family of origin.
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