Ageing, Dementia and the Social Mind

Product Number: EB00710975
Released: Sep 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119398011
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

A groundbreaking exploration of the sociology of dementia—with contributions from distinguished international scholars and practitioners. -Organised around the four themes of personhood, care, social representations and social differentiation -Provides a critical look at dementia and demonstrates how sociology and other disciplines can help us understand its social context as well as the challenges it poses -Contributing authors explore the social terrain, responding in part, to Paul Higgs' and Chris Gilleard's highly influential work on ageing -Breaks new ground in giving specific attention to the social and cultural dimensions of responses to dementia

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Original Publish Date: Jul 03, 2017

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