By Laurel Richardson

For well known sociologist and author Laurel Richardson, a damaged foot resulted in a month as a sufferer in a longer care facility. during this compelling description of her lived event in a single of those associations, she addresses key questions of overall healthiness supply and behaviour: nurses who should be angelic or merciless, institutional regulations usually established to maximise source of revenue over care, and sufferers whose habit frequently doesn't replicate the severity in their . She issues to inequality of therapy of sufferers of other ethnicities, genders, and periods, and to an underclass of well-being workers—often terrible immigrants—whose personal own and familial difficulties reflect these in their sufferers. Enfolded in an enthralling narrative of lifestyles within the facility, Richardson’s e-book is a revealing literary autoethnography designed for social scientists, overall healthiness care pros, and scholars alike.

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