The Body and Community Care
By (author) Julia Twigg
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Bathing by Julia Twigg
Book DescriptionCommunity care lies at the intersection of day-to-day life and the public world of service provision. Using the lens of one particular activity - bathing - this book explores what happens when the public world of professionals and service provision enters the lives of older and disabled people. In doing so it addresses wider issues concerning the management of the body, the meaning of carework and the significance of body care in the ordering of daily life. Bathing - the Body and Community Care provides an engaging text for students and will be of interest to a wide range of audiences, both social science and health science students and nursing and allied professionals
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415204217
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Julia Twigg
Fashion and Age, Hardback (July 2013)
A fascinating account of the relationship between dress and age and the first study to investigate the changing ways in which the fashion industry interacts with older generations, the book is driven by the desire to extend the remit of the study of fashion to encompass clothing as part of everyday bodily life.
Body Work in Health and Social Care, Paperback (September 2011)
The first book to fully explore the multiple ways in which body work features in health and social care and the meanings of this work both for those employed to do it and those on whose bodies they work.
Body in Health and Social Care, Hardback (March 2006)» View all books by Julia Twigg
Focusing on health and social care, this book shows how important the body can be to a range of issues such as disability, old age, sexuality, consumption, food and public space. Twigg illustrates how constructions of the body affect how we see different social groups and explores the significance of it in the provision and delivery of care.
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