Ways of Home Making in Care for Later Life

  • Bernike Pasveer
  • Oddgeir Synnes
  • Ingunn Moser

Part of the Health, Technology and Society book series (HTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Bernike Pasveer, Oddgeir Synnes, Ingunn Moser
    Pages 1-16
  3. Moving Imaginaries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Oddgeir Synnes, Arthur W. Frank
      Pages 19-40
    3. Loretta Baldassar, Raelene Wilding, Shane Worrell
      Pages 41-63
    4. Ingebjørg Haugen
      Pages 65-83
    5. Daryl Martin, Sarah Nettleton, Christina Buse
      Pages 109-131
  4. Negotiating Institutions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Daniel López Gómez, Mariona Estrada Canal, Lluvi Farré Montalà
      Pages 159-181
    3. Natashe Lemos Dekker, Jeannette Pols
      Pages 183-201
    4. Bernike Pasveer
      Pages 203-223
  5. Shifting Arrangements

About this book


This is a book on how home is made when care enters the lives of people as they grow old at home or in ‘homely’ institutions. Throughout the book, contributors show how home is a verb: it is something people do. Home is thus always in the making, temporal, contested, and open to negotiation and experimentation. By bringing together approaches from STS, anthropology, health humanities and health care studies, the book points to the importance of people's tinkerings and experiments with making home, as it is here that home is being made and unmade.


ageing in place dying in place home imaginaries practices institutions

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernike Pasveer
    • 1
  • Oddgeir Synnes
    • 2
  • Ingunn Moser
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Society StudiesMaastricht UniversityMaastrichtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Centre of Diaconia and Professional PracticeVID Specialized UniversityOsloNorway
  3. 3.Faculty of Health StudiesVID Specialized UniversityOsloNorway

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-981-15-0405-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-15-0406-8
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