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Open Window = Las ventanas abiertas
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directed by Michèle Massé, fl. 2014; produced by Michèle Massé, fl. 2014 (France: Java Films, 2014), 1 hour 3 mins
In Madrid and in Paris, Boti, Empar, Micheline and Jocelyne, four lesbian women in their seventies tell of their fears, their desires, their differences... 
They are still active, or activists, and will not give in to the passage of time; they refuse to be pushed aside because of their age. They look at others,...
directed by Michèle Massé, fl. 2014; produced by Michèle Massé, fl. 2014 (France: Java Films, 2014), 1 hour 3 mins
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People with Dementia Speak Out
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edited by Lucy Whitman, fl. 2009 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 306 page(s)
In People with Dementia Speak Out, twenty-three people from diverse backgrounds share their experiences of living with dementia. The contributors are honest about the frustrations and fears they face, but overall there is remarkably little self-pity and a great deal of optimism. The personal accounts demonstrate t...
edited by Lucy Whitman, fl. 2009 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 306 page(s)
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Person-Centred Thinking with Older People: 6 Essential Practices
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written by Helen Bown, 1967- and Helen Sanderson, fl. 2015; presented by Gill Bailey, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 118 page(s)
Person-centred practices are a key way to provide the best possible care and support for older people and help them to be active and valued members of the community. Drawing on a wealth of experience of working with older people, the authors present the 6 essential person-centred practices.Each of the practices is...
written by Helen Bown, 1967- and Helen Sanderson, fl. 2015; presented by Gill Bailey, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 118 page(s)
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Advance Care Planning
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written by Jakki Cowley, fl. 2015; presented by Matthew Graham, fl. 2015; in A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015)
This book provides a theory-to-practice breakdown of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and what its implications are for health and social care workers. Informative and accessible, it provides a clear depiction of the ethos behind the Act and offers instruction for its effective, lawful and person-centred application....
written by Jakki Cowley, fl. 2015; presented by Matthew Graham, fl. 2015; in A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015)
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Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Aging
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written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
Qigong is the centuries-old practice of moving vital energy (Qi) through the channels of the body, known as meridians, to promote vitality and health. Stephen Rath details current research and Traditional Chinese Medicine theory to show how Qigong practice can support cognitive functioning, as well as emotional an...
written by Stephen Rath, fl. 2015 and Marcia Rath, fl. 2015 (London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016, originally published 2016), 170 page(s)
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Roots of Health
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directed by Eric Stange, Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; produced by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Eric Stange, Linda Harrar Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2009), 57 mins
At a time when health care dominates the news, there is a strong sense that good health is all about access to doctors, hospitals, medicine, and insurance. This thought-provoking and insightful documentary demonstrates otherwise. Using incisive case studies from around the world, it explores how people’s health...
directed by Eric Stange, Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; produced by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Eric Stange, Linda Harrar Productions (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2009), 57 mins
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7: 'They're Just Mentally and Physically Unfit': Discrimination in Education and Health Care
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presented by Felicia Pratto, fl. 1999 and Jim Sidanius, fl. 1999; in Social Dominance: An Intergroup Theory of Social Hierarchy and Oppression (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1999, originally published 1999)
This book suggests that the major forms in intergroup conflict, such as racism, classism and patriarchy, are essentially derived from the human predisposition to form and maintain hierarchical and group-based systems of social organization. Using social dominance theory, it is presumed that it is also a basic gram...
presented by Felicia Pratto, fl. 1999 and Jim Sidanius, fl. 1999; in Social Dominance: An Intergroup Theory of Social Hierarchy and Oppression (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1999, originally published 1999)
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Health, Economic, and Social Consequences of Obesity
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presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban obesity through a social justice lens, this book is the first to help social workers and others develop targeted inter...
presented by Melvin Delgado, fl. 2004; in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, originally published 2013)
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10: Equity in access to health care
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written by Stephen Duckett, 1950-; in The Social Origins of Health and Well-being (Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press, 2001, originally published 2001)
This book covers the differential health impacts of family and early development, changes in work and work conditions, health systems, the physical environment of cities, indigenous peoples, rural populations, social capital, culture, and global economic and environmental changes. It contains material that explain...
written by Stephen Duckett, 1950-; in The Social Origins of Health and Well-being (Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press, 2001, originally published 2001)
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Social Perspective: The Missing Element in Mental Health Practice
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presented by Richard U'Ren, 1939- (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2011, originally published 2011), 232 page(s)
Social Perspective explores the impact of social factors on individual health, a topic often overlooked in the practice of psychiatry, psychology, and medicine. Richard U'Ren synthesizes viewpoints and information usually dispersed among many disciplines to show how social roles, political-economic conditions, and...
presented by Richard U'Ren, 1939- (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press, 2011, originally published 2011), 232 page(s)
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