Examines the potential of mediation in preventing elder abuse, with
sections on the social confluence of elder abuse and mediation, the
social construction of elder abuse and mediation in America, and the
social development of elder abuse and mediation services in Britain
and Europe. Discusses theoretical issues such as rights-based
mediation as a minimal form of social intervention, details elder
care and rights in parts of the US, and describes successful projects
in Europe. Distributed by Ashgate.
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