Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender's Gender and Groupwork PDF

By Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender

ISBN-10: 0203113195

ISBN-13: 9780203113196

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ISBN-13: 9780415080576

Pondering gender can increase the paintings of all groupwork practitioners and will make a true distinction in people's lives. in accordance with perform event in either the united kingdom and the us, Gender and Groupwork brings jointly the simplest of groupwork wisdom, talents and values in a real transatlantic partnership.
The publication summarises the background of gender-based teams for either men and women and descriptions a variety of intriguing and hard examples of teams in several contexts. usually relocating, and continuously engrossing, those money owed surround teams for older girls and girls dealing with inequalities in wellbeing and fitness care. cutting edge paintings with homeless humans, with caregivers and lesbian and homosexual early life is defined intimately and there's a specific specialise in household violence, the place teams can frequently the intervention of choice.
Gender and Groupwork demonstrates that, regardless of the demanding situations of post-structuralism and postmodernism, the perform of groupwork is alive and good. It offers new rules and new versions to aid flow perform ahead, making it a great addition to the groupwork literature.

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1982) In a Different Voice, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Gutiérrez, L. (1990) “Working with women of color: An empowerment perspective,” Social Work, 35, 2: 149–153. Jordan, J. , Stiver, I. and Surrey, J. (eds) Women’s Growth and Connection, New York, Guilford Press. —— (1997) “A relational perspective for understanding women’s development,” in Jordan, J. ) Women’s Growth in Diversity, New York: Guilford Press. , and Surrey, J. (eds) (1991) Women’s Growth in Connection: Writings from the Stone Center, New York: Guilford Press.

For example, one member of a women’s writing group experienced a great deal of difficulty in writing an autobiographical piece that was to be presented at a public reading. She struggled with the idea that anything that she might have to say or, more specifically, anything that had happened to her in her life might have meaning or relevance to others. Margaret said, “I just can’t bear the thought of others hearing me read about my own life. If this were a fictional piece, it wouldn’t be such a problem.

1994) Relationships in Groups: Connection, Resonance, and Paradox, Working Paper No. 69, Wellesley, MA: Stone Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College. , and Kolodny, R. (1965) “A model for stages of development in social work groups,” in Bernstein, S. ) Exploration in Group Work: Essays in Theory and Practice, Boston, MA: Boston University School of Social Work. Gilligan, C. (1982) In a Different Voice, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Gutiérrez, L. (1990) “Working with women of color: An empowerment perspective,” Social Work, 35, 2: 149–153.

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