Postmodernization: a phase we're going through? Management in social care
Lawler, J and Harlow, E 2005, 'Postmodernization: a phase we're going through? Management in social care' , British Journal of Social Work, 35 (7) , pp. 1163-1174.
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This paper considers the challenges facing managers of social care services in public sector organizations in the UK. Some theorists might argue that these challenges are the manifestation of a new postmodern era. It is argued here, however, that society is not fully postmodern: indeed modernity continues with some of its features (such as a concern with rationality and reason) heightened and intensified. Social trends associated with this transitional phase of postmodernization have been highlighted in the literature and here they form the framework for discussing social care management today.
|Additional Information:||Published on behalf of the British Association of Social Workers|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Social care management, postmodernization|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care|
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work > Centre for Social Justice Research
|Journal or Publication Title:||British Journal of Social Work|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||14 Jan 2009 16:20|
|Last Modified:||16 Mar 2012 16:06|
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