Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect: Ageism, Risk, and the by Joan R. Harbison

By Joan R. Harbison

The mistreatment of numerous older humans in various methods is labeled in lots of societies as “elder abuse and neglect,” but this idea has now not been subjected to rigorous serious inquiry. as an alternative, it has generally represented the pursuits of execs, lecturers, and governments, whereas coverage makers and researchers often forget the complexity of matters that fall lower than the designation. the 1st entire, scholarly critique of the subject, Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect is a vital, much-needed contribution that encourages new considering, guidelines, and motion in regards to the remedy of older people.

Show description

Read Online or Download Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect: Ageism, Risk, and the Rhetoric of Rights in the Mistreatment of Older People PDF

Best gerontology books

Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Political, Social, and Financial Issues

Here's the 1st designated research of the commercial, social, and administrative implications for the institution of continuous care retirement groups (CCRCs). Leaders within the box of not obligatory dwelling preparations for the aged research types of continuous care retirement groups through the usa.

Wirtschaftliche Potentiale des Alters (Urban-Taschenbücher) (German Edition)

Bis vor Kurzem wurde Altern quick ausschließlich als Bedrohung für die Zukunftsfähigkeit von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft wahrgenommen. In jüngster Zeit werden stattdessen die Kompetenzen und Potentiale des Alters betont. In dem Buch werden die verschiedenen Facetten dieser Potentiale erstmals umfassend dargestellt: von Begriffen wie Produktivität und Innovation bis zur Bedeutung der Älteren auf formalen und informellen Arbeitsmärkten.

Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present

Eighteen. Twenty-one. Sixty-five. In the USA at the present time, we realize those numbers as key transitions in our lives—precise moments while our rights and possibilities change—when we develop into eligible to solid a vote, purchase a drink, or sign up for Medicare. This quantity brings jointly students of youth, maturity, and previous age to discover how and why specific a while have come to outline the rights and duties of usa citizens.

Il bello dell'età: Manifesto contro l'ageismo (Italian Edition)

«Senso dell'umorismo, prosa energica e capacità di vedere e sperimentare in modo positivo il trascorrere degli anni, rendono questo libro un aiuto prezioso, un fattore di cambiamento della mentalità e una lettura gradevolissima. »Publisher Weekly«Un libro radicale, esuberante e pieno di fatti, analisi e notizie che smentiscono tutti i pregiudizi e gli stereotipi sulla vecchiaia.

Extra resources for Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect: Ageism, Risk, and the Rhetoric of Rights in the Mistreatment of Older People

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 45 votes