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Community care : a reader

Author: Joanna Bornat; Open University.
Publisher: London : Macmillan in association with the Open University, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

The articles are organised into four sections - Community, Care, Policy and Practice - and cover autobiographical and experiential accounts as well as writings drawn from sociology, psychology,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Bornat; Open University.
ISBN: 0333698460 9780333698464 0333698479 9780333698471
OCLC Number: 38176662
Description: xii, 351 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- PART 1: COMMUNITY.- Introduction.- Anthology: the Breadth of Community; compiled by C. Pereira.- Representations of Community; J. Bornat.- Women and Community; F. Williams.- The Social Basis of Community Care; M. Bulmer.- Neighbourhood Care and Social Policy: Extracts; edited by R. Snaith.- Neighbours; P. Beresford and S. Croft.- Two Views of Community Service: (a) Reflections of a Voluntary Worker; M. Simey; (b) Community as Service; E. and S. Yeo.- PART 2: CARE.- Introduction.- Anthology; compiled by F. Williams.- Filial Obligations and Kin Support for Elderly People; J. Finch and J. Mason.- At Home and Alone: Families and Young Adults with Challenging Behaviour; J. Hubert.- Breaking the Silence: Black and Ethnic Minority Carers and Service Provision; Y. Gunaratnam.- Feminist Perspectives on Caring; H. Graham.- Older Male Carers and Community Care; M. Fisher.- Caring and Citizenship: A Complex Relationship; C. Ungerson.- The Principles of Collective Care; G. Dalley.- 'Us' and 'Them'? Feminist Research and Community Care; J. Morris.- PART 3: POLICY.- Introduction.- Anthology: Policy; compiled by D. Pilgrim and J. Johnson.- Human Need and the Moral Right to Optimal Community Care; L. Doyal.- Community Care Policy: From Consensus to Conflict; A. Walker.- The Structured Dependency of the Elderly: Creation of Social Policy in the Twentieth Century; P. Townsend.- When 'Ordinary' Isn't Enough: A Review of the Concept of Normalisation; H. Brown and J. Walmsley.- Managing Madness: Changing Ideas and Practice; J. Busfield.- Mental Health Services in the 21st Century: the User.- Professional Divide; D. Pilgrim.- Housing Choices and Community Care; J. Hudson, L. Watson and G. Allan.- PART 4: PRACTICE.- Introduction.- Anthology: Charters; compiled by J. Bornat.- Care Management and Social Work; M. Payne.- The Implications of IT in Social Care; B. Glastonbury.- The Impact of Quasi-Markets on Community Care; L. Hoyes and R. Means.- Elfrida Rathbone Islington: An Experience of Contracting; C. Schwabenland.- Disability, Discrimination and Local Authority Social Services: The User's Perspective; C. Evans.- The Right to Make Choices; A. Macfarlane.- Involving People with Learning Difficulties in Meetings; A. Whittaker.- Community Development: Changing Directions; M. Taylor.
Responsibility: edited by Joanna Bornat [and others].


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