Crossing the Border
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Michael Rowe
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

This ethnography of the relationship between the homeless and outreach workers paints a rich picture of not only the homeless themselves, but how members of this marginalized group interact with the social service community.
Opening Doors
Language: en
Authors: Michael Rowe
Categories: Homeless persons
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

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Citizenship and Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Michael Rowe
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

More than 50 years ago, President Kennedy gave an address to Congress that launched the community mental health movement in the U.S. This movement involved a vast and complex effort to replace the wholesale institutionalization of people with serious mental illnesses with community mental health centers, public education on mental
Illness in the Academy
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Kimberly Rena Myers
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Purdue University Press

Illness in the Academy investigates the deep-seated, widespread belief among academics and medical professionals that lived experiences outside the workplace should not be sacrificed to the ideal of objectivity those academic and medical professions so highly value. The 47 selections in this collection illuminate how academics bring their intellectual and
Lived Citizenship on the Edge of Society
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Hanne Warming, Kristian Fahn√łe
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Springer

This edited collection presents the concept of lived citizenship as a fruitful avenue for exploring the role played by social work practices in the lives of people in vulnerable positions. The book centres on the everyday experiences through which people practice, negotiate, understand and feel their citizenship. The authors offer