About the author: Dr. Clarke is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Kent State University, Salem Campus. He received his PhD in sociology from York University, Toronto. Some of his published works appeared in the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services and the International Journal of Comparative Sociology.2001 0-7734-7297-5
The author uses a unique combination of theoretical perspectives to explain what goes on when residents and professional as well as informal caregivers interact. The author also provides an informative discussion of the ethnic subjects of his research; these include Italian and Anglo-Saxon populations.