Narrative social work : theory and application /

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Author / Creator:Baldwin, Clive, 1962-
Imprint:Bristol : Policy Press, 2013.
Description:ix, 161 p. ; 24 cm
Subject:Social case work.
Narrative inquiry (Research method)
Narrative inquiry (Research method)
Social case work.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9781847428257 (pbk.)
9781847428264 (hardcover)
1847428266 (hardcover)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-157) and index.
Summary:"Interest in the contribution narrative can make across many disciplines has been booming in recent years, but its impact in social work has been limited. It has mainly been used in therapeutic intervention such as narrative therapy, social work education or personal accounts. This is the first book to extend the narrative lens to explore the contribution of narrative to social work values and ethics, social policy and our understanding of the self in social, cultural and political context. The book firstly sets out theoretical concerns and then applies them to specific areas of social work, including child protection, mental health and disability. The author argues that narrative is a richly textured approach to social work that can enhance both theory and practice. As such the book will be of interest to social work students, practitioners and educators, policy makers and those interested in the application of narrative to professional practice."--Publisher's website.

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Call Number: HV41.B342 2013
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