Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Death, Dying, and Social Differences

by David Oliviere
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198527756

ISBN-13: 9780198527756

Pub. Date: 11/15/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Death, Dying, and Social Differences addresses the social context of the care of dying people. It focuses on the much neglected area of the social aspects of death and dying and highlights the key ways that health and social care professionals who provide and of the care can respond most appropriately to those from a variety of social circumstances and communities it…  See more details below

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Death, Dying, and Social Differences addresses the social context of the care of dying people. It focuses on the much neglected area of the social aspects of death and dying and highlights the key ways that health and social care professionals who provide and of the care can respond most appropriately to those from a variety of social circumstances and communities it speaks about best professional practice that can balance the inequalities in society's structures and their consequences for the dying and their carers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198527756
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/15/2004
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Introduction : working with death, dying, and difference1
2Social class, poverty, and social exclusion7
3Minority ethnic communities and religious groups25
4Sexual identity - gender and sexual orientation43
5Older people63
6Mental health needs79
7Disability97
8Abuse119
9Offenders133
10Refugees149
11Finances165
12Carers and caregivers181

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