Occupational Therapies without Borders - Volume 2: Towards an ecology of occupation-based practices / Edition 2

Occupational Therapies without Borders - Volume 2: Towards an ecology of occupation-based practices / Edition 2

by Frank Kronenberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702031038

ISBN-13: 9780702031038

Pub. Date: 11/30/2010

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The companion text to Occupational Therapy without Borders - Volume 1: learning from the spirit of survivors!

In this landmark text writers from around the world discuss a plurality of occupation-based approaches that explicitly acknowledge the full potential of the art and science of occupational therapy. The profession is presented as a

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The companion text to Occupational Therapy without Borders - Volume 1: learning from the spirit of survivors!

In this landmark text writers from around the world discuss a plurality of occupation-based approaches that explicitly acknowledge the full potential of the art and science of occupational therapy. The profession is presented as a political possibilities-based practice, concerned with what matters most to people in real life contexts, generating practice-based evidence to complement evidence-based practice. As these writers demonstrate, occupational therapies are far more than, as some critical views have suggested, a monoculture of practice rooted in Western modernity. Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu captures the ethos of this book, which essentially calls for engagements in the service of a purpose that is larger than the advancement of our profession's interests: "Your particular approach to advancing our wellbeing and health strikes me as both unique and easily taken for granted. Whilst you value and work with medical understandings, your main aim seems to go beyond these. You seem to enable people to appreciate more consciously how what we do to and with ourselves and others on a daily basis impacts on our individual and collective wellbeing. As occupational therapists you have a significant contribution to make [.] allowing people from all walks of life to contribute meaningfully to the wellbeing of others."

  • Links philosophy with practical examples of engaging people in ordinary occupations of daily life as a means of enabling them to transform their own lives
  • Includes contributions from worldwide leaders in occupational therapy research and practice
  • Describes concrete initiatives in under-served and neglected populations
  • Looks at social and political mechanisms that influence people’s access to useful and meaningful occupation
  • Chapters increase diversity of contributions – geographically, culturally and politically
  • Emphasis on practice, education and research maintains academic credibility
  • A glossary and practical examples in nearly every chapter make text more accessible to students

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702031038
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Desmond M Tutu Foreword by Marilyn Pattison Preface Dedication Acknowledgments List of contributors

1 Introduction: courage to dance politics Frank Kronenberg, Nick Pollard, Elelwani Ramugondo

SECTION 1 DISCOURSES WITHOUT BORDERS 2 Pecket Learning Community Pat Smart, Gillian Frost, Pauline Nugent, Nick Pollard

3 Meeting the needs for occupational therapy in Gaza Barbara Lavin

4 Manchester survivors poetry and the performance persona Rosie Lugosi Rosie Garland

5 Treating adolescent substance abuse through a perspective of occupational cultivation Jesse Vogel

6 Occupational therapy in the social field: concepts and critical considerations Sandra Maria Galheigo

7 An ethos that transcends borders Suzanne M. Peloquin

8 Participatory Occupational Justice Framework (POJF) 2010: enabling occupational participation and inclusion Gail Whiteford, Elizabeth Townsend

9 Situated meaning: a matter of cultural safety, inclusion, and occupational therapy Michael K. Iwama, Nicole A. Thomson, Rona M. Macdonald

10 Spirituality in the lives of marginalized children Imelda Burgman

11 Occupational therapy in Asia: becoming an inclusive, relevant,and progressive profession Kee Hean Lim, R. Lyle Duque

12 Influencing social challenges through occupational performance Moses N. Ikiugu

13 (Re)habilitation and (re)positioning the powerful expert and the sick person Mershen Pillay

14 Foucault, power, and professional identities Hazel Mackey

15 Occupational therapists – permanent persuaders in emerging roles? Nick Pollard

SECTION 2 PRACTICES WITHOUT BORDERS

16 Rebuilding lives and societies through occupation in post-conflict areas and highly marginalized settings Rachel Thibeault

17 The CETRAM community: building links for social change Daniela Alburquerque, Pedro Chana, CETRAM Community

18 Community publishing Nick Pollard, Stephen Parks

19 Enabling play in the context of rapid social change Elelwani Ramugondo, Althea Barry

20 Natural disasters: challenging occupational therapists Nancy A. Rushford, Kerry A. Thomas

21 Ubuntourism: engaging divided people in post-apartheid South Africa Frank Kronenberg, Elelwani Ramugondo

22 Brazilian experiences in social occupational therapy Denise Dias Barros, Maria Isabel Garcez Ghirardi, Roseli Esquerdo Lopes, Sandra Maria Galheigo

23 From kites to kitchens: collaborative community-based occupational therapy with refugee survivors of torture Mary Black

24 Argentina: social participation, activities, and courses of action Liliana Paganizzi, Elisabeth Gomez Mengelberg

25 Crossing borders in correctional institutions Jaime Philip Mun˜oz, Louise Farnworth, Toby Ballou Hamilton, Sandra Rogers, John A. White, Gina Marie Prioletti

26 Occupational apartheid and national parks: the Shiretoko World Heritage Site Mark J. Hudson, Mami Aoyama

27 The Kawa (river) model: culturally responsive occupational therapy without borders Michael Iwama, Hanif Farhan, Erin Hanrahan, Avital Kaufman, Alison Nelson, Neha Patel

28 Human occupation as a tool for understanding and promoting social justice Gary Kielhofner, Carmen Gloria de las Heras, Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar

29 A reflective journey and exploration of the human spirit Grace Patricia Mary Cairns, Candice Joy Mes (Harvett)

30 PAR FORE: a community-based occupational therapy program Alexander Lopez, Pamela Block

SECTION 3 EDUCATION AND RESEARCH WITHOUT BORDERS

31 Eastern Europe an transition countries: capacity development for social reform Hanneke van Bruggen

32 Practice learning environments and student empowerment Joan Healey

33 Nature of political reasoning as a foundation for engagement Jo-Celene De Jongh, Farhana Firfirey, Lucia Hess-April, Elelwani Ramugondo, Neeltje Smit, Lana Van Niekerk

34 Research, community-based projects, and teaching as a sharing construction: the Metuia Project in Brazil Denise Dias Barros, Roseli Esquerdo Lopes, Sandra Maria Galheigo, Debora Galvani

35 From altruism to participation: bridging academia and borderlands Anne Shordike, Shirley Peganoff O’Brien, Amy Marshall

36 An occupational justice research perspective Pamela K. Richardson, Anne MacRae

37 Domestic workers’ narratives: transforming occupational therapy practice Roshan Galvaan

38 Universities and the global change: inclusive communities, gardening, and citizenship Salvador Simo

39 An occupational perspective on participatory action research Wendy Bryant, Elizabeth McKay, Peter Beresford, Geraldine Vacher

40 Researching to learn: embracing occupational justice to understand Cambodian children and childhoods Melina T. Czymoniewicz-Klippel

41 Occupational injustice in Pakistani families with disabled children in the UK: a PAR study Debbie Kramer-Roy

42 The occupation of city walking: crossing the invisible line Teresa Cassani Danner, Charlotte Royeen, Karen Barney, Sarah R. Walsh, Matin Rooyen

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