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Who Cares?

Rediscovering Community, 1st Edition

By David B Schwartz


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Paperback: 9780813332086
pub: 1997-02-22
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A wonderfully engaging and accessible book, Who Cares? emphasizes finding humane responses to developmentally and physically disabled individuals that are community driven rather than solely reliant on problem-solution oriented social service organizations. David Schwartz examines the roles of both informal communities and sectarian communities for

Table of Contents

Introduction, Two Worlds of Caring, The Little Boy Who Was Afraid of White, How Informal Life Is Drowned, The Quest for Community, The History of Hospitality, Do Remnants of Hospitality Remain?, Stimulating Cultural Healing, Remnants of Culture in Professional Healing, Maintaining the Formal View: Public Policy, Individual Rights, and Professional Training, Five Simple Solutions That Are Wrong, Beneath Our Feet/Under Our Noses: Six Useful Ways to Support Hospitality, What Can One Person Do?

About the Author

David B. Schwartz, Ph.D., is the former director of the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, the author of crossing the River: Creating a Conceptual Revolution in Community and Disability, and a psychotherapist in private practice.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General