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Biographical Methods and Professional Practice: An by Prue Chamberlayne, Joanna Bornat, Ursula Apitzsch

By Prue Chamberlayne, Joanna Bornat, Ursula Apitzsch

The flip to biographical tools in social technology is yielding a wealthy harvest of analysis results and invigorating the connection among coverage and perform. This e-book makes use of a number interpretive ways to bare the dynamics of carrier clients' and pros' person stories and life-worlds. It indicates how biographical equipment can increase theoretical figuring out perform, in addition to enhance the training and improvement or execs, and advertise extra significant and inventive practitioner-service person relationships.Biographical tools practice:reviews functions of biographical equipment in either coverage and perform in a number of specialist contexts, from healthiness and social care to schooling and employment;explores the influence on proffesional perform of social swap in 3 major arenas: transformation from jap to Western different types of society in Europe, significant shifts in social and welfare rules, studies of immigration and of latest cultural diversity;critically evaluates subjective and reflexive methods in interactions among researchers, practitioners and clients of services;considers the institutional preparations and cultural contexts which supporteffective and delicate interventions and which help and inspire swap within the lives of individuals.With contributions from prime overseas specialists, it offers a worthy comparative standpoint. Researchers, coverage analysts and practitioners, postgraduate scholars, academics and running shoes will locate this publication a stimulating learn.

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Bornat and T. Wengraf (eds) The turn to biographical methods in social science, London: Routledge, pp 109-25. Froggett, L. (2002) Love, hate and welfare: Psychosocial approaches to policy and practice, Bristol: The Policy Press. Giddens, A. (1984) The constitution of society: Outline of a theory of structuration, Cambridge: Polity Press. Goffman, E. (1961) Asylums, New York, NY: Doubleday. Hanses, A. ’, Lecture to the ‘Theorie AG’ Soziale Arbeit, Bielefeld, Haus Neuland, 30 November1 December, pp 1-11.

Such people lack the front-line experience that makes practitioners so open to biographical methods. How to gain support at that level is a tough question12. Biographical researchers and practitioners also need funding bodies who are willing to give space for collaborative experimentation, and take on trust the value of the laborious processes of biographical case study analysis, and the high level of researcher skills required. They need creative advice in translating innovative research and practice into effective policy proposals, and creating channels of 31 Biographical methods and professional practice communication with politicians13.

Cavarero (2000) evokes the complexity of interrelationships involved in telling and listening to stories, when she posits our fascination with other people’s stories as our own desire to have our own told by another. Carolyn Steedman (1996) has explored the social uses of other people’s stories of the self. As researchers and professionals we need to consider what social uses we are making of biographical work11. Winter (1986), speaking of making the aesthetic form available as a method, invokes educational and literary theory of the 1960s, and imaginative engagement as the quest of all teachers (Walsh, 1959).

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