Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Epistemological considerations and challenges; Chapter 3. Metatheoretical questions; Chapter 4. Theoretical considerations; Chapter 5. Cultural studies in practice; Chapter 6. Ethnography in practice; Chapter 7. Investigating discourses, documents and professional intervention; Chapter 8. Validation; Chapter 9. Disability, politics and rehabilitation; Chapter 10. Disabilities which involves the brain; Chapter 11. Investigating services for people with mental illnesses; Chapter 12. A national survey of day care offered to pre-school children with autism; Chapter 13. Investigating national services for people with ADHD; Chapter 14. Investigating two residential homes for elder people with dementia and challenging behaviour; Chapter 15. Conducting master thesis; Index
Kjeld Hogsbro (PhD in cultural sociology) is Professor of Social Work at Aalborg University. He has published books on disabilities, mental illness, social work and community development in Denmark. His research comprises ethnographic studies of national programmes for people with mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness, brain injury, dementia and autism spectrum disorders.