Older LGBT people's care networks and communities of practice: a brief note

Hughes, Mark and Kentlyn, Sue (2011) Older LGBT people's care networks and communities of practice: a brief note. International Social Work, 54 3: 436-444. doi:10.1177/0020872810396254


Author Hughes, Mark
Kentlyn, Sue
Title Older LGBT people's care networks and communities of practice: a brief note
Journal name International Social Work   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0020-8728
1461-7234
Publication date 2011-05-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/0020872810396254
Volume 54
Issue 3
Start page 436
End page 444
Total pages 9
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Sage Publications
Subject 3301 Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
3312 Sociology and Political Science
Abstract This article critically examines literature relating to the care of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. It promotes an analysis of the network context of this care and advocates the use of the concept of 'communities of practice' to understand the processes of network participation and identity negotiation.
Keyword Care networks
Caregiving
Communities of practice
Diversity
LGBT ageing
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Social Science Publications
 
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