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International perspectives on elder abuse

Author: Amanda Phelan
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series: Routledge advances in health and social policy.
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"Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan sets it in a theoretical context and looks at assessment and approaches to the issue in residential and community care environments. The book then presents a range of country studies, which provide an overview of the context of elder abuse in the country and a discussion of related policy, legislation, research and practice. Countries covered include  Read more...
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International perspectives on elder abuse.
New York : Routledge, 2013
(DLC) 2012036188
(OCoLC)772112179
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Phelan
ISBN: 9780203387054 0203387058 9781136699139 1136699139
OCLC Number: 830663433
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface --
Chapter 1. Elder abuse-An introduction / Amanda Phelan --
Chapter 2. Australia / Susan Kurrle --
Chapter 3. Canada / Lynn McDonald --
Chapter 4. China / Agnes Tiwari, Elsie Chau-Wai Yan and Margaret Lee --
Chapter 5. Ireland / Amanda Phelan --
Chapter 6. Israel / Ariela Lowenstein and Israel (Issi) Doron --
Chapter 7. Kenya / Isabella Aboderin and Nesta Hatendi --
Chapter 8. Latino America / Lia Daichman and Liliana Giraldo --
Chapter 9. Norway / Astrid Sandmoe --
Chapter 10. Spain / Isabel Iborra, Yolanda García and Ester Grau --
Chapter 11. United Kingdom / Bridget Penhale --
Chapter 12. United States of America / Joy Swanson Ernst and Patricia Brownell --
Chapter 13. Concluding Thoughts / Amanda Phelan.
Series Title: Routledge advances in health and social policy.
Responsibility: edited by Amanda Phelan.
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"Opening with an examination of what elder abuse is, Amanda Phelan sets it in a theoretical context and looks at assessment and approaches to the issue in residential and community care environments. The book then presents a range of country studies, which provide an overview of the context of elder abuse in the country and a discussion of related policy, legislation, research and practice. Countries covered include Ireland, United Kingdom, Spain, China, Australia, Kenya, Israel, Canada and the United States, whilst a regional chapter looks at South America. A concluding chapter draws together cross-cultural comparisons and provides some guidance as to best practice"--Publisher's website.

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