Consumer Education in the Human Services

Consumer Education in the Human Services

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Consumer Education in the Human Services: A Social Policy Book focuses on the trends in consumer education and inclusion of the human services sector, aside from budgeting and purchase of goods, among the considerations in consumer education. The selection first offers information on consumers in the service society and consumer education and advocacy, including the service society, activating consumers, and models of consumer education. The text also looks at consumer education from the feminist perspective. Topics include feminist housing, transportation, and medical care. The manuscript ponders on low-income consumers and disabled consumers as enabled producers, as well as facts regarding low-income service consumers and poor consumers in the 1970s. The text also concentrates on health care, self-care and health planning, and costs of medical care. Private insurance discrimination, flaws of family-related insurance coverage, and women and the health delivery system are discussed. The book is a valuable source of information for readers interested in consumer education.Overeating increases the likelihood of diseases associated with obesity, such as diabetes and heart disease. ... For example, someone who had made very little use of a hospitalization plan might be able to get additional benefits in a dental plan. ... role has largely involved improving planning for and distribution of health -care facilities and trying to improve the operation of Medicare and Medicaid.

Title:Consumer Education in the Human Services
Author:Alan Gartner, Colin Greer, Frank Riessman
Publisher:Elsevier - 2014-05-19


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