Leadership and Change in Human Services: Selected Readings from Wolf Wolfensberger / Edition 1

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Overview

Professor Wolf Wolfensberger has been a leading thinker, writer and motivator of change in human services for over forty years. In Leadership and Change, David Race introduces the reader to Wolfensberger's key ideas concerning devaluation, vulnerability, normalization, social role valorization and advocacy, which can then be explored through a series of extracts from his published work. Throughout the selection, the emphasis is on placing Wolfensberger's work in contemporary context and examining its continuing relevance to the underlying values and ideologies of societies and their human services.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415305631
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/3/2003
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Wolf Wolfensberger - changing leadership and leading change 1
1 The analysis of devaluation and wounding 12
2 Normalization 36
3 Social Role Valorization 80
4 Advocacy 119
5 Possibilities, limitations, and ethical issues raised by Human Services 150
6 Threats to vulnerable people 183
7 Relationships with, and lessons from, vulnerable people 204
References 223
App Full bibliography of Wolf Wolfensberger 231
Index 266
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