Social Theory, Power and Practice
By (author) Jerry Tew
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Social Theory, Power and Practice by Jerry Tew
Book DescriptionSocial Theory, Power and Practice explores key strands of contemporary social theory in developing an innovative framework for understanding the operation of power. This draws on structural theories of inequality and oppression and poststructural deconstructions of discourse, identity and emotion. These are used to examine the dynamics of social and personal change, and to inform the development of empowering practice within the human services with those who may experience distress, abuse or exclusion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333803066
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jerry Tew
Mental Health Policy and Practice, Paperback (April 2015)
The third edition of Mental Health Policy and Practice remains a clear and comprehensive overview of UK mental health policy. It includes ideas from a wide spectrum of mental health services, examples of successful evidence-based practice and analyses the impact, and likely impact, of the latest shifts in policy and changes to legislation.
Social Approaches to Mental Distress, Paperback (February 2011)
This latest title in the BASW series sets out the values, theoretical understandings and research base which underpin a social approach to mental health. Exploring therapeutic approaches and recovery practice, this book offers a practical guide to inform all work related to mental distress.
Social Perspectives in Mental Health, Paperback (February 2005)» View all books by Jerry Tew
The book offers new practice frameworks that help to make sense of people's mental distress and recovery in relation to their social experience. It explores the impact of social factors, such as power, abuse, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation, on the causes and experiences of mental health problems.
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Author Biography - Jerry Tew
JERRY TEW is Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work, University of Central England. He has substantial previous experience as a social work practitioner specializing in mental health, and has published on integrating social and user perspectives within the theory base for professional practice.
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