Materialities of Care

Encountering Health and Illness Through Artefacts and Architecture
Product Number: EB00728951
Released: Jul 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119499695
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Materialities of Care addresses the role of material culture within health and social care encounters, including everyday objects, dress, furniture and architecture. -Makes visible the mundane and often unnoticed aspects of material culture and attends to interrelations between materials and care in practice -Examines material practice across a range of clinical and non-clinical spaces including hospitals, hospices, care homes, museums, domestic spaces and community spaces such as shops and tenement stairwells -Addresses fleeting moments of care, as well as choreographed routines that order bodies and materials -Focuses on practice and relations between materials and care as ongoing, emergent and processual -International contributions from leading scholars draw attention to methodological approaches for capturing the material and sensory aspects of health and social care encounters

Original Publish Date: Jun 22, 2018

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