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Community Care

A Reader

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This interdisciplinary volume on community care brings together leading writers and researchers in the field. It contains both extracts from classic texts on the nature of community care, and the new. The articles are divided into four sections: community; care; policy; and practice. They cover autobiographical and experiential accounts as well as writings drawn from sociology, psychology, social policy, history, social work and community activism.

Author Biography

JOANNA BORNAT is Senior Lecturer at the School of Health and Social Welfare and is a researcher and writer on reminiscence, ageing and oral history. She is joint editor of Oral History.JULIA JOHNSON is Lecturer in the School of Helath and Social Welfare at the Open University. She used to be a social worker and has for many years been involved in teaching, researching and writing on ageing and later life.CHARMAINE PEREIRA is a freelance consultant. Her work covers such areas as women, work and training, aswell as day care for young children.DAVID PILGRIM is NHS Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Blackburn, Lancashire, and Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool.FIONA WILLIAMS is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Leeds. She has written widely on social policy in relation to social divisions, especially race, gender and learning disability, as well as feminism, postmodernism and social change. Her recent research and publications have focused upon welfare research, masculinities and comparative social policy.
Release date NZ
November 24th, 1997
Contributors
Edited by Charmaine Pereira Edited by David Pilgrim Edited by Fiona Williams Edited by Floris Tomasini Edited by Joanna Bornat Edited by Julia Johnson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd ed. 1997
Illustrations
XII, 368 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
368
Dimensions
156x234x31
ISBN-13
9780333698464
Product ID
2250838

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