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Biographical methods and professional practice: an international perspective

Chamberlayne, Prue; Bornat, Joanna and Apitzsch, Ursula eds. (2004). Biographical methods and professional practice: an international perspective. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.

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Abstract

The turn to biographical methods in social science is yielding a rich harvest of research outcomes and invigorating the relationship between policy and partice. This book uses a range of interpretive approaches to reveal the dynamics of service users' and professionals' individual experiences and life-worlds. It shows how biographical methods can improve theoretical understanding of professional practice, as well as enrich the learning and development of professionals, and promote more meaningful and creative practitioner-service user relationships.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 1-86134-493-7, 978-1-86134-493-9
Keywords: biographical; professional; practice; interviewing; training
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care
Item ID: 2828
Depositing User: Joanna Bornat
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2828
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