A Political Practice of Occupational Therapy

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Nick Pollard
  • Dikaios Sakellariou
  • Frank Kronenberg
  • Table of Contents

    List of Contributors. Foreword by Hanneke van Bruggen. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Section 1: Theory. Chapter 1 - A political practice of occupational therapy (Nick Pollard, Frank Kronenberg, Dikaios Sakellariou). Chapter 2 - Political competence in occupational therapy - (Nick Pollard, Dikaios Salellariou, Frank Kronenberg). Chapter 3 - When Adam delf and Eve span: occupational literacy and democracy (Nick Pollard). Section 2: Explorations of context. Chapter 4 - Occupational apartheid (Nick Pollard, Frank Kronenberg, Dikaios Sakellariou). Chapter 5 - Three sites of conflict and co-operation: class, gender and sexuality (Dikaios Sakellariou). Chapter 6 - Political challenges of holism: hetroglossia and the (im)plausibilty of holism (Dikaios Sakellariou, Nick Pollard). Section 3: Practice. Chapter 7 - Occupational therapy foundations for political engagement and social transformation (Gelya Frank, Ruth Zemke). Chapter 8 - Encouraging student consciousness of the political through community fieldwork (Alison J. Beck, Karin J. Barnes). Chapter 9 - Enacting pADL's in occupational therapy education: health care disparities in Oregon (Tiffany Boggis).Chapter 10 - Individual blame or systemic failure? Re-evaluating occupational disengagement in an Indigenous community (Tamar Paluch, Shana Boltin, Linsey Howie). Chapter 11 - Political practice in occupational therapy in Georgia: 'challenging change' through social action (Maria Kapanadze, Medea Despotashvili, Nino Skhirtladze). Chapter 12 - When the therapist met the evangelists. A story of the enablement of an inner-city community (Julie Coleman, Jeff and Vanessa Kirby). Chapter 13 - The Sleaford MACA Group (Catherine McNulty). Chapter 14 - The Transatlantic Fed: from individual stories of disability to collective action (Brendan Abel, Melodie Clarke, Stephen Parks). Chapter 15 - Working with asylum seekers: challenging occupational apartheid (Richard Davies). Chapter 16 - Illustrating occupational needs of r

    Details

    No. of pages:
    264
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443103919
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702037023

    About the authors

    Nick Pollard

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

    Dikaios Sakellariou

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

    Frank Kronenberg

    Affiliations and Expertise

    International Guest Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa