By Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender
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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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.
Gender and Groupwork by Marcia Cohen, Audrey Mullender