Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective by Anthea InnesDementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective by Anthea Innes

Dementia Studies: A Social Science Perspective

byAnthea Innes

Paperback | March 18, 2009

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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 of care.

Key Features

  • Provides 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 dementia
  • Argues for a transition from positions that place emphasis upon the individual or particular care services to the social, cultural, and economic context
Title:Dementia Studies: A Social Science PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.21 × 6.14 × 0.5 inPublished:March 18, 2009Publisher:Sage PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1412921643

ISBN - 13:9781412921640

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