Ideas of Self and Community

Carol R. Swenson

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780195159226
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893843 | DOI:
Ideas of Self and Community

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This chapter discusses some of the traditional ways that “selfhood” has been conceptualized and some of the critiques of those views. It addresses various ideas about community. Drawing on expanded notions of the meanings of self and community, it suggests new possibilities for practice.

Keywords: selfhood; social work practice; community; self; clinical practice

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