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Elder Care Catastrophe Rituals of Abuse in Nursing Homes and What You Can Do about It

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ISBN-10: 1594519072

ISBN-13: 9781594519079

Edition: 2011

Authors: J. David Knottnerus, Jason Ulsperger

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Book details

List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

J. David Knottnerus is Professor of Sociology at Oklahoma State University. He has authored and coedited numerous articles and books in the areas of social theory, social psychology, and social structure/inequality.

Jason S. Ulsperger, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Arkansas Tech University, has been a volunteer in nursing homes throughout the southern United States. He is the author of multiple articles on nursing home law, elder abuse, and nursing home reform.

Preface
Just Wanting to Die
Bureaucracy and Rituals in Everyday Life
A History of Nursing Homes
Rules over Compassion
Products Not People
Tranquilizing the Troublemakers
I'm No Baby
Alternatives to Bureaucracy in Nursing Homes
The Bureaucratic Boom: Are There Other Options?
Research Methods
A Brief Guide for Nursing Home Selection
References
Index
About the Authors