Materialities of Care : Encountering Health and Illness Through Artefacts and Architecture, Paperback / softback Book

Materialities of Care : Encountering Health and Illness Through Artefacts and Architecture Paperback / softback

Edited by Christina Buse, Daryl Martin, Sarah Nettleton

Part of the Sociology of Health and Illness Monographs series

Description

Materialities of Care addresses the role of material culture within health and social care encounters, including everyday objects, dress, furniture and architecture. Makes visible the mundane and often unnoticed aspects of material culture and attends to interrelations between materials and care in practiceExamines material practice across a range of clinical and non-clinical spaces including hospitals, hospices, care homes, museums, domestic spaces and community spaces such as shops and tenement stairwellsAddresses fleeting moments of care, as well as choreographed routines that order bodies and materialsFocuses on practice and relations between materials and care as ongoing, emergent and processualInternational contributions from leading scholars draw attention to methodological approaches for capturing the material and sensory aspects of health and social care encounters

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 168 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Public health & preventive medicine
  • ISBN: 9781119499732

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