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Powell, Jason L., 1971-
Aging and social policy : a Foucauldian excursion / Jason L. Powell
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1061 .P6819 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Aging -- Social aspects
Gerontology
Older people -- Government policy
Subject Foucault, Michel, 1926-1984
Physical Description xix, 169 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Policy discourse and the NHS and Community Care Act (1990): a critical review -- Social theory and the aging body: the importance of theory -- Aging and social theory: a sociological reflection -- Archaeology and genealogy: developments in Foucauldian gerontology -- Foucault, power and social work -- The changing history of social work with older people: a Foucauldian excursion -- Governmentality and aging -- How is old age managed? The disciplinary web of power, surveillance and normalization -- Surveillance and aging: the power of community care -- Technologies of self and aging
Series Social perspectives of aging

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