By Julia Twigg (ed.), Carol Wolkowitz (ed.), Rachel Lara Cohen (ed.), Sarah Nettleton (ed.)
The 1st e-book to totally discover the a number of ways that physique paintings positive factors in future health and social care and the meanings of this paintings either for these hired to do it and people on whose our bodies they work.
• Explores the commonalities among diverse sectors of labor, together with these outdoors well-being and social care
• Contributions come from a global diversity of experts
• attracts on views from around the scientific, healing, and care fields
• features a number of methodological methods, from existence heritage research to ethnographic experiences and primary individual money owed
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Feeding tubes also circumvent two otherwise time-consuming and unpredictable body labour activities: the intensive palliative support necessary to overcome temporary swallowing difficulties and ongoing mealtime support. Since such mealtime body labour may be required by several residents simultaneously, it is especially difficult for workers to manage. The fitting of feeding tubes is thus a ‘rational’ solution; a way of physically and temporally standardising and managing bodies. As US studies have found, it is one that is also most common where there are staff shortages and care homes are run on a for-profit basis (cf.
A US study similarly found that caesarean rates were highest where women had private insurance (Stafford 1990). Therefore these patterns of medical intervention into labour are not confined to Latin America. There is relatively little evidence of women choosing caesareans for non-medical reasons despite widespread media hyperbole about being ‘too posh to push’ (McCallum 2005, Weaver et al. 2007). A UK move to make a single midwife responsible for a woman throughout her pregnancy was quickly found to have ‘such dire implications for the predictability of midwives’ working hours .
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Body Work in Health and Social Care: Critical Themes, New Agendas by Julia Twigg (ed.), Carol Wolkowitz (ed.), Rachel Lara Cohen (ed.), Sarah Nettleton (ed.)