Critical reflection in social work: A response to globalisation?

Morley, Christine (2004) Critical reflection in social work: A response to globalisation? International Journal of Social Welfare, 13(4), pp. 297-303.

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Abstract

This article presents a reflective theoretical deconstruction of my practice with disempowered human service workers. Specifically, it presents a case study of how critical reflection was fostered amongst a group of practitioners in Geelong, a regional Victorian town in Australia. This models how a critical postmodern analysis provided a framework for overcoming entrenched power dynamics and structural barriers in a particular context and at a particular point in time. It describes and analyses the content of this work in terms of its significance and implications for responding to the impact of globalisation on this group, which was undermining the effectiveness of their social work practice.

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ID Code: 98044
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Critical reflection; Globalisation; Social work
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2397.2004.00325.x
ISSN: 1468-2397
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and the International Journal of Social Welfare
Deposited On: 15 Aug 2016 04:11
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2016 04:11

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