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Author Twigg, Julia.
Title Bathing--the body and community care / Julia Twigg.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.

Author Twigg, Julia.
Subject Community health services.
Bathing customs.
Human body.
Description 1 online resource (x, 230 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-226) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. The body in community care -- 2. Cultures of bathing and the body in High Modernity -- 3. Bathing, washing and the management of personal care -- 4. The spatial and temporal ordering of care -- 5. The medical/social boundary and the rationalisation of community care -- 6. The employment world of the careworker -- 7. Carework as bodywork -- 8. Carework as emotional labour -- 9. The power dynamics of care.
Summary This book examines the work of a major employment group within the health and welfare field. It relates to debates on the body and issues associated with disability, personal space and autonomy and the power of dynamics of care. -- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 0203256247 (electronic bk.)
9780203256244 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 50553432

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