Cabbage Syndrome: The Social Construction of Dependence

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Taylor & Francis, 1990 - Political Science - 232 pages
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An empirical study which describes and evaluates the role of day centres with regards to young people with physical impairments aged between 16 and 30. The author evaluates the interaction between users and staff within the day centre environment.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Emergence of Day Centre Provision for the Younger Physically Impaired
17
Methodology
40
A Day Centre System for the Younger Physically Impaired The Contact Group
56
The Contact Users
90
Participation and Control
127
Integration into the Community
157
Leisure and Social Activities of the Contact Users Outside
180
The Demise of the Contact Group
187
Summary and Conclusion
194
Interview Schedules
204
Dates when Interview Data were Collected
212
Bibliography
215
Index
223
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