Summary: Driven from a values base, Interdependence: The Route to Community is a service system framework that interprets a new approach for the ways in which people relate & the ways our society addresses social issues. Recognizing the limitations of the medical/expert approach, the book offers a new prescription for change based on partnership. This penetrating, often hard-hitting exploration of the goals of human services clears the air on how & why the current medical/expert paradigm has ...show more failed. Here is the introduction to the independent paradigm-an alternative approach to how people & systems can relate. The book focuses on a new plan of action for reestablishing the individual with his or her community & enhancing personal lives through a sense of similarity, rather than difference: Who should read this book? Educators, counselors, physicians, nurses, administrators, people with disabilities, family members, community & religious leaders, engineers, government officials, & politicians. This book is to be read & applied, not merely read. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 95
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