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Residential care transformed : revisiting 'the last refuge'

Author: Julia Johnson; Sheena Rolph; Randall Smith
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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This text revisits Peter Townsend's classic study of residential care for older people in Britain conducted in the late 1950s. It provides not only a fascinating account of residential care for older people over the last 50 years but is also an important contribution to the literature on research methods.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Johnson, Julia, 1946-
Residential care transformed.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2010004783
(OCoLC)316027664
Named Person: Peter Townsend
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Johnson; Sheena Rolph; Randall Smith
ISBN: 9780230290303 0230290302
OCLC Number: 690115559
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 285 p.) : ill.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Photographs; List of Tables; In Memoriam; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Part I: The Context; Part II: Revisiting The Last Refuge; Part III: Conclusions; Appendixes; Notes; References; Index.
Responsibility: Julia Johnson, Sheena Rolph, Randall Smith.

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WINNER OF THE BRITISH ACADEMY'S INAUGURALPETER TOWNSEND POLICY PRESS BOOK PRIZE 'This study gives us a unique insight into the changing nature of institutional care over half a century. It is Read more...

 
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