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Broadening the dementia debate: Towards social citizenship

Ruth Bartlett

Abstract

Dementia has been widely debated from the perspectives of biomedicine and social psychology. This book broadens the debate to consider the experiences of men and women with dementia from a sociopolitical perspective. It brings to the fore the concept of social citizenship, exploring what it means within the context of dementia and using it to re-examine the issue of rights, status(es), and participation. Most importantly, the book offers fresh and practical insights into how a citizenship framework can be applied in practice.

Keywords: dementia, sociopolitics, social citizenship, rights, status, participation, citizenship framework

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9781847421784
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847421784.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Bartlett, author

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