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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter Beresford; Sarah Carr
|Description:||288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Social Care, Service Users andUser Involvement; Foreword; Introduction; 1. The Theory and Philosophy Behind User Involvement; 2. Participation, Resistance and Change: Examining Influenceson the Impact of Service User Participation; 3. Service User Involvement --
What It Is and What It CouldBe: Lessons from the Standards We Expect Project; 4. Reclaiming Community Work for Involvement in Social Care; 5. Rainbow Quality System: User-led Innovation inQuality Assurance; 6. Co-production in Evaluation and Outcomes: Lessonsfrom Working with Older People in Designing andUndertaking Research Initiatives on Older People'sLives, Independence and Wellbeing7. Involving Ethnically Diverse Service Users in the ResearchProcess: Alliances and Action; 8. Researching Continuity of Care in Mental Health: WhatDifference Does Holding a Survivor Researcher IdentityMake?; 9. Involving a Marginalized Group in Research and Analysis -People with Life Limiting Conditions: Issues and Gains; 10. The Key Contributions of User-led Services: What does theEvidence Tell Us? 11. No Blame, No Shame: Towards a Social Model of AlcoholDependency --
A Story from Emancipatory Research12. 'There's No Point in Doing Research if No One Wantsto Listen': Identifying LGBT Needs and Effecting 'PositiveSocial Change' for LGBT People in Brighton and Hove; 13. Involving Children and Young People in Research:Principles into Practice; 14. 'Involving People with Learning Difficulties andSelf-advocacy'; Conclusion: The Personal is still Political; The Contributors; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page.
|Series Title:||Research highlights in social work, 55.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Peter Beresford and Sarah Carr ; foreword by Simon Denegri.|
Overall, this is a very worthwhile book, well compiled and presented and particularly suited to social and health care practitioners, academics and students. It provides ample justification for the