Language Practices in Social Work
Categorisation and Accountability in Child Welfare
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Language Practices in Social Work by Srikant Sarangi
Book DescriptionAnalysis of language and discourse in social sciences has become increasingly popular over the past thirty years. Only very recently has it been applied to the study of social work, despite the fact that communication and language are central to social work practice. This book looks at how social workers, their clients and other professionals categorise and manage the problems of social work in ways which are rendered understandable, accountable and which justify professional intervention. Features include: * studies of key practice areas in social work, such as interviews, case conferences, home visits * analysis of the language and construction used in typical case studies of everyday social work practice * exploration of the ways in which professionals can examine their own practice and uncover the discursive, narrative and rhetorical methods that they use. The purpose of this engaging study is to increase awareness of language and discourse in order to help develop better practice in social work. It is essential reading for professionals in social work, child welfare and the human services and will be a valuable contribution to the study of professional language and communication.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415356879
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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In these critical overviews of the interface between language, social structure and social action, theoretical and methodological traditions are represented: variationist and ethnographic sociolinguistics, conversation and interaction analysis, discourse analysis, social semiotics and ideological linguistics, and sociology and social theory.
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Author Biography - Srikant Sarangi
University of Huddersfield, UK. Cardiff University, Wales. University of Ghent, Belgium.
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