Body Work in Health and Social Care: Critical Themes, New Agendas

Body Work in Health and Social Care: Critical Themes, New Agendas

Editor(s): Julia Twigg, Carol Wolkowitz, Rachel Lara Cohen, Sarah Nettleton

Published Online: 20 SEP 2011 09:44AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444349870

Online ISBN: 9781444345865

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345865

Series Editor(s): Hannah Bradby

About this Book

The first book to fully explore the multiple ways in which body work features in health and social care and the meanings of this work both for those employed to do it and those on whose bodies they work.

  • Explores the commonalities between different sectors of work, including those outside health and social care
  • Contributions come from an international range of experts
  • Draws on perspectives from across the medical, therapeutic, and care fields
  • Incorporates a variety of methodological approaches, from life history analysis to ethnographic studies and first person accounts

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Conceptualising Body Work in Health and Social Care (pages 1–18)

      Julia Twigg, Carol Wolkowitz, Rachel Lara Cohen and Sarah Nettleton

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