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Social Exclusion and the Way Out: An individual and community response to human social dysfunction

Social Exclusion and the Way Out: An individual and community response to human social dysfunction

Adrian Bonner

ISBN: 978-0-470-03271-8

Mar 2007

284 pages

$136.99

Description

Social Exclusion and the Way Out focuses on the key issues which promote an understanding of the development of integrative models of care and resettlement. Consideration is given to the role of statutory and non-statutory agencies in facilitating the development of the individual to become included in the community. Practical insights into the management and development of opportunities for individuals draws on best practice from examples of vulnerable groups.
About the Author.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

About This Book.

PART I: INDIVIDUAL FUNCTIONING AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION.

Chapter 1 Exclusion from Society.

Chapter 2 Individual Functioning.

Chapter 3 Life-Cycle Perspectives on Social Exclusion.

 PART II: HEALTH AND ILLNESS IN SOCIAL GROUPS.

Chapter 4 Physical Health.

Chapter 5 Stress and Socially Excluded Groups.

Chapter 6 Mental Illness.

Chapter 7 The Neurobiological Basis of Maladaptive Behaviours.

Chapter 8 Alcohol and Drug Problems.

Chapter 9 Nutrition in Vulnerable Groups.

PART III: ADDRESSING SOCIAL EXCULSION: THE WAY OUT?

Chapter 10 Needs Assessment of Social Excluded Populations.

Chapter 11 Interventions: Changing Behaviour.

Chapter 12 Interventions: Supporting Vulnerable People.

Chapter 13 Health and Social Care in the Community.

Chapter 14 Social Exclusion: Is There a Way Out?

Conclusion.

Appendix A International Statistics of The Salvation Army (SA) (with Permission from the Salvation Army Year Book, 2006).

Appendix B Summary of Assessments for Socially Excluded Population.

Index.