Constructing Clienthood in Social Work and Human Services

Constructing Clienthood in Social Work and Human Services

Interaction, Identities, and Practices

eBook - 2003
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This innovative book explores social work as a series of encounters - between clients and social workers, social workers, their colleagues and other professionals, and more widely between citizens and the state. Providing a variety of social constructionist perspectives on the idea of the 'client', it presents in-depth discussion of the roles, language and contexts of meetings between social workers and their clients. International contributors present discussion on categorization, analyzing 'roles', and reflexive practice. Drawing data from a variety of sources, including legislation, client.
Publisher: London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003
ISBN: 9781417501076
Characteristics: 1 online resource (272 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Hall, Christopher 1948-


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