Fragmented Intimacy

Addiction in a Social World
1st Edition. Softcover version of original hardcover edition 2008 2010. Buch. xii, 340 S.: 142 s/w-Tabelle, Bibliographien. Softcover
Springer ISBN 978-1-4419-2486-5
Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm
Gewicht: 533 g
In englischer Sprache
Here is the first major work that examines the benefits of applying social understanding to addiction. The author demonstrates how a social perspective shifts the paradigm from viewing a person in terms of "particles" to viewing a person in terms of relationships. This reorientation creates promising new opportunities for intervention. The book discusses recent advances in theories on community capacity building, resilience, and social ecology alongside their practical applications. Written in an engaging style, the book features numerous vignettes, key points, and illustrations that help you apply the material in your own practice.
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Presents a social complement to the mainstream “particle” or individualized approaches developed in most other books on addiction Integrates recent advances in theory on community capacity building, resilience, and social ecology Has a practical focus, with early content leading to the practical applications in Part IV Is written in an accessible and engaging style, with numerous vignettes, “key points,” and illustrations to highlight the relevance of content to everyday experience