Worked Up Selves: Personal Development Workers, Self-work And Therapeutic Cultures by E. SwanWorked Up Selves: Personal Development Workers, Self-work And Therapeutic Cultures by E. Swan

Worked Up Selves: Personal Development Workers, Self-work And Therapeutic Cultures

byE. Swan

Hardcover | November 27, 2009

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Drawing upon current literature on the history and politics of therapeutic cultures and upon original, qualitative research this book was produced in response to rapidly growing interest in the rise of 'new' HRD practices such as coaching, 'soft skills' training and personal development training.
ELAINE SWAN is senior teaching fellow at Lancaster University Management School, UK. Her research interests include diversity practices, corporate pedagogy culture and racialisation and gendering in organizations. She has published on the subjects of therapeutic cultures, diversity and gender and race in organizations. She has recently...
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Title:Worked Up Selves: Personal Development Workers, Self-work And Therapeutic CulturesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:258 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.82 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230201369

ISBN - 13:9780230201361

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Table of Contents

Changing Selves History of Working the Self Therapeutic Cultures: Practices of Social Control or Self-Creation? Cultural Representations of Therapeutic Cultures Expert Relations Transformations of the Self Getting in Touch with their Feelings? Worked Up Selves