Seniors and Squalor: Competency, Autonomy, and the Mistake of Forced Intervention

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Lisa Johnsonauthor

Lisa Johnson, PhD, JD, is professor at the University of Puget Sound School of Business and Leadership, where she teaches courses in law and legal studies.

Seniors and Squalor: Competency, Autonomy, and the Mistake of Forced Intervention

20181031

Praeger

Pages 216
Topics Current Events and Issues

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Seniors and Squalor: Competency, Autonomy, and the Mistake of Forced Intervention

Author(s): Johnson, Lisa;
Contributors: Johnson, Lisa;
Abstract:

This book will help readers to better understand and address a strange social phenomenon: the apparent choice by some seniors to live in squalor.


• Incorporates the latest research concerning laws and medical classifications

• Offers the first in-depth treatment of legal and political theory questions underlying the issue of self-neglect by senior citizens

• Includes policy approaches crafted to address the issue at a societal level

• Raises ethical questions based in the role of government in solving social problems

SortTitle: seniors and squalor: competency, autonomy, and the mistake of forced intervention
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Lisa Johnsonauthor

Lisa Johnson, PhD, JD, is professor at the University of Puget Sound School of Business and Leadership, where she teaches courses in law and legal studies.

eISBN-13: 9781440854002
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440853999
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 216
Publication Date: 20181031