Occupational Therapies without Borders - Volume 2

1st Edition

Towards an ecology of occupation-based practices

Authors:

  • Frank Kronenberg
  • Nick Pollard
  • Dikaios Sakellariou
  • Key Features

    • Links philosophy with practical examples of engaging people in ordinary occupations of daily life as a means of enabling them to transform their own lives
    • Includes contributions from worldwide leaders in occupational therapy research and practice
    • Describes concrete initiatives in under-served and neglected populations
    • Looks at social and political mechanisms that influence people’s access to useful and meaningful occupation
    • Chapters increase diversity of contributions – geographically, culturally and politically
    • Emphasis on practice, education and research maintains academic credibility
    • A glossary and practical examples in nearly every chapter make text more accessible to students

    Table of Contents

    Foreword by Desmond M Tutu
    Foreword by Marilyn Pattison
    Preface
    Dedication
    Acknowledgments
    List of contributors

    1 Introduction: courage to dance politics
    Frank Kronenberg, Nick Pollard, Elelwani Ramugondo

    SECTION 1 DISCOURSES WITHOUT BORDERS
    2 Pecket Learning Community
    Pat Smart, Gillian Frost, Pauline Nugent, Nick Pollard

    3 Meeting the needs for occupational therapy in Gaza
    Barbara Lavin

    4 Manchester survivors poetry and the performance persona Rosie Lugosi
    Rosie Garland

    5 Treating adolescent substance abuse through a perspective of occupational cultivation
    Jesse Vogel

    6 Occupational therapy in the social field: concepts and critical considerations
    Sandra Maria Galheigo

    7 An ethos that transcends borders
    Suzanne M. Peloquin

    8 Participatory Occupational Justice Framework (POJF) 2010: enabling occupational participation and inclusion
    Gail Whiteford, Elizabeth Townsend

    9 Situated meaning: a matter of cultural safety, inclusion, and occupational therapy
    Michael K. Iwama, Nicole A. Thomson, Rona M. Macdonald

    10 Spirituality in the lives of marginalized children
    Imelda Burgman

    11 Occupational therapy in Asia: becoming an inclusive, relevant,and progressive profession
    Kee Hean Lim, R. Lyle Duque

    12 Influencing social challenges through occupational performance
    Moses N. Ikiugu

    13 (Re)habilitation and (re)positioning the powerful expert and the sick person
    Mershen Pillay

    14 Foucault, power, and professional identities
    Hazel Mackey

    15 Occupational therapists – permanent persuaders in emerging roles?
    Nick Pollard

    SECTION 2 PRACTICES WITHOUT BORDERS

    16 Rebuilding lives and societies through occupatio

    Details

    No. of pages:
    432
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2011
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702031038
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702049118

    About the authors

    Frank Kronenberg

    Affiliations and Expertise

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

    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