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Description - Ageing, Dementia and the Social Mind by Paul Higgs

A groundbreaking exploration of the sociology of dementia - with contributions from distinguished international scholars and practitioners.

Organised around the four themes of personhood, care, social representations and social differentiation

Provides a critical look at dementia and demonstrates how sociology and other disciplines can help us understand its social context as well as the challenges it poses

Contributing authors explore the social terrain, responding in part, to Paul Higgs' and Chris Gilleard's highly influential work on ageing

Breaks new ground in giving specific attention to the social and cultural dimensions of responses to dementia

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119397878
ISBN-10: 1119397871
Format: Paperback / softback
(227mm x 156mm x 8mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Higgs

Paul Higgs, PhD is Professor of the Sociology of Ageing at the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences, UK. He holds Fellowships from the Academy of Social Sciences and the Gerontological Society of America. Chris Gilleard, PhD is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London, UK.

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