By Paul Higgs,Chris Gilleard

ISBN-10: 1119397871

ISBN-13: 9781119397878

A groundbreaking exploration of the sociology of dementia — with contributions from distinctive foreign students and practitioners.

  • Organised round the 4 topics of personhood, care, social representations and social differentiation
  • Provides a severe examine dementia and demonstrates how sociology and different disciplines can assist us comprehend its social context in addition to the demanding situations it poses
  • Contributing authors discover the social terrain, responding partly, to Paul Higgs’ and Chris Gilleard’s hugely influential paintings on ageing
  • Breaks new flooring in giving particular cognizance to the social and cultural dimensions of responses to dementia

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