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Biography as empowerment or appropriation: Research and practice issues

Bornat, Joanna and Walmsley, Jan (2008). Biography as empowerment or appropriation: Research and practice issues. The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 13(1) p. 6.

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Abstract

Biographical methods are increasingly recognised as making a positive contribution to research and practice in health and social care, in particular claims for empowerment are frequently made. The authors evaluate this contribution and these claims, using a matrix with axes 'bottom up' to 'top down' and 'research' to 'practice', to position and reflect on examples of their own use of biographical methods in research.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1715-3816
Extra Information: A Special Issue on Client Empowerment, Edited by Monica Dowling
Keywords: Biography; empowerment; nursing; top-down; bottom-up; learning disabilities; ageing;
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care
Item ID: 12262
Depositing User: Dawn Edwell
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2008 08:52
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 01:54
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/12262
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