Parent-professional power relations: parent and professional perspectives.

Swain, John and Walker, Caron (2003) Parent-professional power relations: parent and professional perspectives. Disability & Society, 18 (5). pp. 547-560. ISSN 0968-7599

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0968759032000097816

Abstract

This article was based on a unique research project around a Conductive Education Centre set up by parents to provide alternative education and services for young disabled people. It addresses the tensions between Local Authority services and voluntary provision. The research and subsequent report were instrumental in developing communication and partnership between professional service providers in the Local Authority context and the Conductive Education Centre. The paper contextualises the issues within the broader professional policy, practice and provision framework and has been drawn on in the wider arenas of current development of parental involvement and partnership in service provision.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Education and Lifelong Learning
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 27 May 2008 09:31
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 11:29
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3192

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