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Author Freshwater, Dawn
Title Practitioner-Based Research : Power, Discourse and Transformation
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2008
©2008
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Descript 1 online resource (336 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- A practitioner researcher's view of academic life, emancipation, and transformation -- Real bodies of knowledge -- A transformational dialogue between the Fisherman and the gentle warrior -- Refiguration in counselling and psychotherapy -- And so the whirl owl flies: a Jungian approach to practitioner research -- Exploring the meaning of hope and despair in the therapeutic relationship -- Ethics and reflexivity in practitioner enquiry: three detectives and other stories -- Epiphany -- Psychological distress and the emancipation of the psychologically oppressed -- Searching for a voice -- Multiple voices, multiple truths: creating reality through dialogue
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 limitations of academic life and conventional medical models; ethics; the importance of imaginative writing and the use of story; metaphor and myth; the importance of personal transformation in the professional development of healthcare workers; and the relevance of belief and spirituality to healthcare research
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Freshwater, Dawn Practitioner-Based Research : Power, Discourse and Transformation London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2008 9781855755383
Subject Medical care -- Research.;Action research in public health
Electronic books
Alt Author Lees, John
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