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    Elder Care Catastrophe: Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes and What You Can Do About it (The Sociological Imagination) (Paperback) By (author) Jason Ulsperger, By (author) J. David Knottnerus

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    DescriptionPortraying people who have lived and worked in long-term nursing home facilities, Elder Care Catastrophe reveals how organizational dynamics and everyday rituals have unintentionally led to resident neglect and abuse. Backed up by research and grounded in sociological theory, this book offers alternative models for lessening the maltreatment of people living in nursing homes. It provides critical information for family members struggling with nursing home issues, nursing home employees, policy-makers, students and researchers concerned with elder care issues.


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    Title
    Elder Care Catastrophe
    Subtitle
    Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes and What You Can Do About it
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jason Ulsperger, By (author) J. David Knottnerus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781594519079
    ISBN 10: 1594519072
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JFF
    B&T General Subject: 750
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25310
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: JKSG
    Ingram Theme: GENR/ELDRLY
    BISAC V2.8: FAM017000
    DC22: 362.61
    BISAC V2.8: SOC016000, SOC013000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 362.16
    BISAC V2.8: SOC057000, MED059000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FAM001020
    LC classification: RA997 .U44 2011
    Thema V1.0: JBSP4, JKSG, JBFK, VFJM, JBF
    Publisher
    Paradigm
    Imprint name
    Paradigm
    Publication date
    16 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    E. Boulder
    Author Information
    Jason S. Ulsperger, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Arkansas Tech University, has been a volunteer in nursing homes throughout the southern United States. He is the author of multiple articles on nursing home law, elder abuse, and nursing home reform. J. David Knottnerus is Professor of Sociology at Oklahoma State University. He has authored and coedited numerous articles and books in the areas of social theory, social psychology, and social structure/inequality.