A Political Practice of Occupational Therapy

A Political Practice of Occupational Therapy

By Nick Pollard, DipCOT, SRAT, MA, MSc, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Social Care, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK; Dikaios Sakellariou, MSc, BSc(OT), Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; Franciscus Kronenberg, BSc(OT), BA(Ed), International Guest Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa


List of Contributors. Foreword by Hanneke van Bruggen. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Section 1: Theory. Chapter 1 - A political practice of occupational therapy (Nick Pollard, Frank Kronenberg, Dikaios Sakellariou). Chapter 2 - Political competence in occupational therapy - (Nick Pollard, Dikaios Salellariou, Frank Kronenberg). Chapter 3 - When Adam delf and Eve span: occupational literacy and democracy (Nick Pollard). Section 2: Explorations of context. Chapter 4 - Occupational apartheid (Nick Pollard, Frank Kronenberg, Dikaios Sakellariou). Chapter 5 - Three sites of conflict and co-operation: class, gender and sexuality (Dikaios Sakellariou). Chapter 6 - Political challenges of holism: hetroglossia and the (im)plausibilty of holism (Dikaios Sakellariou, Nick Pollard). Section 3: Practice. Chapter 7 - Occupational therapy foundations for political engagement and social transformation (Gelya Frank, Ruth Zemke). Chapter 8 - Encouraging student consciousness of the political through community fieldwork (Alison J. Beck, Karin J. Barnes). Chapter 9 - Enacting pADL's in occupational therapy education: health care disparities in Oregon (Tiffany Boggis).Chapter 10 - Individual blame or systemic failure? Re-evaluating occupational disengagement in an Indigenous community (Tamar Paluch, Shana Boltin, Linsey Howie). Chapter 11 - Political practice in occupational therapy in Georgia: 'challenging change' through social action (Maria Kapanadze, Medea Despotashvili, Nino Skhirtladze). Chapter 12 - When the therapist met the evangelists. A story of the enablement of an inner-city community (Julie Coleman, Jeff and Vanessa Kirby). Chapter 13 - The Sleaford MACA Group (Catherine McNulty). Chapter 14 - The Transatlantic Fed: from individual stories of disability to collective action (Brendan Abel, Melodie Clarke, Stephen Parks). Chapter 15 - Working with asylum seekers: challenging occupational apartheid (Richard Davies). Chapter 16 - Illustrating occupational needs of refugees (Clarissa Wilson). Chapter 17 - Reflections on working with South Sudanese refugees in settlement and capacity building a regional Australia (Andrina Mitchell). Chapter 18 - Forging partnerships to address health related needs: targetting embedded rural communities in the horseracing industry (Karin J. Opacich, Shannon Lizer, Peggy Goetsch). Chapter 19 - Occupational therapy with Native American youth (Maggie Hotch-Heyman). Chapter 20 - Postcolonial practice in occupational therapy: the Tule River Tribal History Project (Gelya Frank, Heather J. Kitching). Chapter 21 - Facing the challenge: a compass for navigating the heteroglossic content (Nick Pollard, Dikaios Sakellariou). Index.