New PDF release: Contested Learning in Welfare Work (Learning in Doing:

By Peter H. Sawchuk

ISBN-10: 1107034671

ISBN-13: 9781107034679

Drawing at the box of cultural old psychology and the sociologies of ability and labour method, Contested studying in Welfare paintings bargains an in depth account of the educational lives of country welfare employees in Canada as they cope, accommodate, face up to and flounder in occasions of heightened austerity. Documented via in-depth qualitative and quantitative research, Peter Sawchuk indicates how the labour method adjustments staff, and the way staff swap the labour method, less than the pressures of intensified fiscal stipulations, new applied sciences, altering kinfolk of house and time, and a high-tech model of Taylorism. Sawchuk lines those reviews over a seven-year interval that comes with significant paintings reorganisation and the new financial downturn. His research examines the dynamics among notions of de-skilling, re-skilling and up-skilling, as employees negotiate occupational studying and altering identities.

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