There's No Place Like Home: Place and Care in an Ageing Society

There's No Place Like Home: Place and Care in an Ageing Society

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This book addresses key concerns about the nature and site of care and care-giving. It utilizes geographical perspectives to present a comprehensive analysis of how the intersection of informal care-giving within domestic and residential care homes can create complex landscapes and organizational spatialities of care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409488316
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Series: Ashgate's Geographies of Health series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Christine Milligan is Professor of Health and Social Geography at Lancaster University, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Conceptualising the complex landscapes of care; Who cares? People, place and gender; Mapping the contours of care - international and transnational perspectives; Care and home; The impact of new care technologies on home and care; Care and community?; Care and transition - from community to residential care; Emotion and the socio-spatial mediation of care; Reconfiguring the landscape of care: porosity, integration and extitution; Concluding commentary; Bibliography; Index.

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