Materialities in and of Institutional Care for Elderly People

Since some decades, nursing homes for elderly people are discussed as “total institutions” in the sense of Erving Goffman. However, this line of research has not clarified yet as to how the creation of a totalizing nursing home is actually achieved on the basis of everyday practices and interactions...

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Volume: 3
Main Author: Artner, Lucia
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Frontiers Media S.A 30.10.2018
published in: Frontiers in sociology Vol. 3
Data of publication: 2018-10-30
ISSN: 2297-7775
EISSN: 2297-7775
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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