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Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective Anthea Innes

Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective

Anthea Innes

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ISBN : 9781412921640
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195 pages
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What is dementia? How should we organize dementia care? This comprehensive book critically examines the main approaches to understanding dementia bio-medical, social-psychological, and socio-gerontological and the main principles and ideologies ofMoreWhat is dementia? How should we organize dementia care? This comprehensive book critically examines the main approaches to understanding dementia bio-medical, social-psychological, and socio-gerontological and the main principles and ideologies of care.Key FeaturesProvides clarity on the gap between the utopian aspirations of care and the reality of care Opens up a series of questions about knowledge and treatment of dementiaArgues for a transition from positions that place emphasis upon the individual or particular care services to the social, cultural, and economic context