Publications by Type: Books & contributions to books

2021

Applying ideal types in long-term care analysis

Books & contributions to books

Kai Leichsenring contributed a chapter to Christian Aspalter’s ‘Ideal types in comparative social policy’ in which he applies ideal types to long-term care analysis and emerging systems in a global context. 

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2020

Implementation of Article 19 of the CRPD in Hungary and its impact on the deinstitutionalisation process so far

Books & contributions to books

This chapter discusses the implementation of Article 19 of the CRPD in Hungary. It studies why institutional care for persons with disabilities is still persistent in Hungary and describes the challenges encountered in the deinstitutionalisation process.

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2019

Social Support and Long-Term Care for Older People

Books & contributions to books

The present chapter addresses the potentials of social innovation and active ageing approaches in the area of long-term care for older people. Key drivers and barriers of innovative programmes and practices have been identified.

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2018

Cultures of care in aging

Books & contributions to books

This book shows the relation between care-dependent and caregiver(s), the impacts on the family and the larger social context, as well as socio-cultural and political aspects underlying the growing need for and the practice of formal and informal care.

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2016

Wie sich der öffentliche Raum gesundheitsfördernd gestalten lässt

Books & contributions to books

Ein kooperativ gestalteter öffentlicher Raum fördert mit den Worten der WHO “das Wohlbefinden” der Kooperierenden, so wie der ihn Nutzenden. Darüber hinaus trägt er zur gesellschaftlichen Integration bei und hat eine demokratiepolitische Funktion.

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