By Laurel Richardson

ISBN-10: 1611323169

ISBN-13: 9781611323160

ISBN-10: 1611323177

ISBN-13: 9781611323177

For well known sociologist and author Laurel Richardson, a damaged foot resulted in a month as a sufferer in a longer care facility. during this compelling description of her lived event in a single of those associations, she addresses key questions of healthiness supply and behaviour: nurses who could be angelic or merciless, institutional regulations frequently established to maximise source of revenue over care, and sufferers whose habit usually doesn't reflect the severity in their situation. She issues to inequality of therapy of sufferers of alternative ethnicities, genders, and sessions, and to an underclass of overall healthiness workers—often terrible immigrants—whose personal own and familial difficulties reflect these in their sufferers. Enfolded in an enthralling narrative of existence within the facility, Richardson’s booklet is a revealing literary autoethnography designed for social scientists, health and wellbeing care pros, and scholars alike.

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