This research focuses on youth practitioners’ professionality set within in the landscape of neo-liberal performativity and re/de-professionalism present in public services in the UK over the period 2005-2014. In response to this contextual landscape, portrayals of six practitioners reveal differentiated constructed identities and professional narratives; arising from these portrayals, the study contributes a model of ‘narrative capital’ as a resource for professional resilience and development.
|Date of Award||2015|
|Supervisor||Carol Robinson (Supervisor)|
Narrative capital and youth practitioner professional identities
Price, M. (Author). 2015
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis