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Building professional capital : New Zealand social workers and continuing education

Beddoe, Elizabeth 2010, Building professional capital : New Zealand social workers and continuing education, Ph.D. thesis, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University.

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Title Building professional capital : New Zealand social workers and continuing education
Author Beddoe, Elizabeth
Institution Deakin University
School School of Health and Social Development
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Pease, Bob
Maidment, Jane
Date submitted 2010
Keyword(s) Social work education - New Zealand
Social workers - Education (Continuing education)
Social work - Study and teaching (Continuing education)
Summary In a qualitative study of the engagement of New Zealand social workers in continuing professional education the construct "professional capital", a form of symbolic capital, explains complex links between perceived status within institutional settings and the aspirations of practitioners. Strategies for developing greater engagement in scholarship and research are recommended.
Language eng
Description of original 295 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 361.30715
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30032402

Document type: Thesis
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