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By Joan R. Harbison

The mistreatment of numerous older humans in various methods is labeled in lots of societies as “elder abuse and neglect,” but this idea has no longer been subjected to rigorous severe inquiry. as an alternative, it has generally represented the pursuits of pros, teachers, and governments, whereas coverage makers and researchers often fail to remember the complexity of matters that fall lower than the designation. the 1st accomplished, scholarly critique of the subject, Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect is a crucial, much-needed contribution that encourages new pondering, regulations, and motion concerning the therapy of older people.

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