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- DescriptionDeals with the knowledge and theories about the growing male subpopulation of caregivers. This book identifies the limitations that result from viewing men caregivers through the lens of women's experiences. It also gives consideration to men who care for a family member with dementia; fathers of adult children with mental retardation; and others.
- Author BiographyBetty J. Kramer, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her MSSW from the Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work at t eh University of Louisville, and her PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Washington (Seattle). Her research efforts to date have enhanced understanding of three aspects of caregiving that have emerged as unique areas of inquiry: positive aspects of caregiving, transitions in caregiving, and men as caregivers. She is currently engaged in research on innovations and enhancements to end-of-life care. Her clinical experiences have been in multiple settings including hospitals, nursing homes, family practice clinics, and community-based social service agencies. She team teaches a course on Family Caregiving, and teaches other graduate social work courses on the topics of grief and loss, and gerontological social work practice.
- Author(s)Betty J. Kramer,Edward Thompson
- PublisherSpringer Publishing Co Inc
- Date of Publication31/12/2001
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer Publishing Co Inc
- Content Notebibliographical references, index
- Weight747 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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