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Historical Consciousness in Youth Work and Adult Education
(Social Work & Society, 2010)
During the past decades, the fields of youth work and adult education are concerned with questions concerning their identity. Questions that cannot receive a full answer without taking into account our (shared) social ...
Paradigms and Politics: Understanding Methods Paradigms in an Historical Context: The Case of Social Pedagogy
(Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy E - Oxford Open Option D, 2008)
This paper treats the case of social pedagogy, which is an important but widely misunderstood member of the social work methods family, as an example of how only by exploring the roots of such ‘foreign’ paradigms can we ...
Hoffnungszeichen der Sozialen Arbeit
(Springer Verlag (Germany), 2012)
Rediscovering the social question
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge): STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2016)
The origins of social work can be regarded as a response to the emergence of ‘the social question’ in the context of the industrial revolution of the 19th century. Through the fundamental changes in social relationships, ...
Hermeneutics and Accountable Practice: Lessons from the History of Social Work
(SAGE Publications (UK and US), 2012)
Central to this article are two concerns: It seeks to demonstrate that social work theories and methods always need to be evaluated with reference to the social policy context in which they operate and in which they might ...
Towards a European Model of Social Work
(Wiley: No OnlineOpen / Taylor & Francis (Routledge): STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles, 2008)
Despite being more intensely involved in European cooperation and exchange activities, social work in Europe still presents a picture of disunity. The present paper outlines the simultaneous processes of standardisation ...
Practising history: Memory and contemporary professional practice
(SAGE Publications (UK and US), 2007)
This article calls for open-minded, critical research into the history of social work and a recognition of the discontinuities and diversity that are evident in its development and current forms. Social work as historical ...
Protagonismo dell'utente e sviluppo dei servizi di salute mentale: Approcci sociologici e il suo significato nelle pratiche dei servizi sanitari
Lo sviluppo del "Trattamento" dei pazienti affetti da malattie mentali nella storia della psichiatria ha costituito da un lato un progresso, in quanto ha consentito il recupero della dignità di persone precedentemente ...
The function of History in the Debate on the Social Professions: The case of Youth Work
Measured by the standards of the traditional professions like medicine or law, professionalisation in the social field is at the very least incomplete. In contrast to these benchmark professions, those in the social area ...