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Theorising Social Exclusion


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Part 1: Introducing Theories of Social Exclusion and Social Connectedness Part 2: Applied aspects of Social Exclusion and Social Connectedness 2.1. The Other Side of Social Exclusion: Interrogating the Role of the Privileged in Reproducing Inequality 2.2 Professional discretion and social exclusion 2.3 Not measuring up: low-income women receiving welfare benefits 2.4 Inner city high-rise living: a catalyst for social exclusion and social connectedness 2.5 The Influence of 'Access' on Social Exclusion and Social Connectedness for People with Disabilities 2.6 The relationship between undertaking an informal caring role and social exclusion 2.7 Debating the capacity of information and communication technology to promote inclusion 2.8 The Reading Discovery Program: increasing social inclusion of marginalised families 2.9 Immigration and social exclusion: Examining health inequalities of immigrants through acculturation lenses 2.10 Discourse, power and exclusion: the experiences of childless women 2.11 Over 60 and beyond ... the alienation of a new generation. Exploring the alienation of older people from society 2.12 "Exclusion By Inclusion": bisexual young people, marginalisation and mental health in relation to substance abuse 2.13 Hope of a nation - experiences of social exclusion giving rise to spaces of inclusion for people living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa: a reflection 2.14 Othering, marginalisation and pathways to exclusion in health 2.15 Understanding processes of social exclusion: silence, silencing and shame Part 3: Reflections and conclusions

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Deakin University, Australia


'This landmark book focuses on how social exclusion and social connectedness are constructed in the context of the lived experiences of people and groups, and in particular those who view themselves as marginalised and oppressed... This book would suit both occupational science and therapy students across undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as practitioners who want to learn about social and occupational justice issues across personal, community and societal levels from multidisciplinary perspectives.' -- Journal of Occupational Science

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