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Title Practitioner based-research : power, discourse and transformation / edited by John Lees and Dawn Freshwater
Published London : Karnac Books, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages)
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ABOUT THE EDITORS AND CONTRIBUTORS; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE A practitioner researcher's view of academic life, emancipation, and transformation; CHAPTER TWO Real bodies of knowledge; CHAPTER THREE A transformational dialogue between the Fisherman and the Gentle Warrior; CHAPTER FOUR Refiguration in counselling and psychotherapy; CHAPTER FIVE And so the whirl owl flies: a Jungian approach to practitioner research; CHAPTER SIX Exploring the meaning of hope and despair in the therapeutic relationship
Summary This book will help academic researchers to broaden the limited ontological and epistemological perspectives of their research. It will also encourage healthcare practitioners who have not been trained academically to develop their research skills and to realize that they are actually researching in their practice on a day-to-day basis. Finally, it will provide a degree of transparency about therapeutic processes to help clients and patients to see aspects of professional practice and development which are usually hidden from them. The contributors cover a wide range of themes, such as the lim
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Action research in public health.
Medical care -- Research.
Psychology, Clinical.
Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Freshwater, Dawn.
Lees, John, 1951-
ISBN 184940643X (electronic bk.)
9781849406437 (electronic bk.)