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Is there a European social work identity? (2008)
Journal Article
Frost, E. (2008). Is there a European social work identity?. European Journal of Social Work, 11(4), 341-354. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691450802075691

The aim of this paper is to examine whether at this point in time the notion of a 'European social work identity' can be sustained. The paper commences with some brief consideration of theories of identity, and particularly draws attention to social... Read More about Is there a European social work identity?.

Human agency and social suffering (2008)
Journal Article
Frost, L., & Hoggett, P. (2008). Human agency and social suffering. Critical Social Policy, 28(4), 438-460. https://doi.org/10.1177/0261018308095279

In this paper the authors are primarily exploring the notion of social suffering within a psychosocial paradigm. A brief outline of Bourdieu's concept of social suffering, and a similarly concise explication of the psychosocial subject as contemporar... Read More about Human agency and social suffering.

Why teach social work students psychosocial studies? (2008)
Journal Article
Frost, L. (2008). Why teach social work students psychosocial studies?. Social Work Education, 27(3), 243-261. https://doi.org/10.1080/02615470701381426

This paper is primarily concerned with examining how the current re-emergence of psychosocial theory, mainly emanating from sociology, is useful for informing social work theory. Firstly it considers two extended examples of the limitations and/or co... Read More about Why teach social work students psychosocial studies?.

Human agency and social suffering (2008)
Book Chapter
Frost, L., & Hoggett, P. (2008). Human agency and social suffering. In H. G. Homfledt, W. Schröer, & C. Schweppe (Eds.), Vom Adressatenzum zum Akteur: Soziale Arbeit und Agency, 107-132. Verlag Barbara Budrich Opladan and Farmington Hills