Dalrymple, J. print
Professional Advocacy as a force for resistance in child welfare.
To be published in British Journal of Social Work, 33 (8).
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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/33.8.1043
|Additional Information:||This paper argues that the position of advocates are fixed in terms of adult-child relations. It analyses situations in which advocates who did not conform to dominant marginalising discourses could themselves become marginalised. It shows how the complexity of competing discourses has an impact on the validity of independent advocacy. The position taken in this paper is that rather than consider advocacy as enabling children and young people to develop and articulate voice, advocacy should be about enabling their 'coming to voice' which is a political action and act of resistance.|
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