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Out of Control : Family Therapy and Domestic Disorder - Jaber F. Gubrium

Out of Control

Family Therapy and Domestic Disorder

Paperback Published: 1st May 1992
ISBN: 9780803946330
Number Of Pages: 257

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Counselling techniques that can help families regain control and causes of families breaking up are among the topics explored in this ethnographic account of therapeutic sessions. Two very different views of what a family is and how it becomes out of control' emerge, resulting in vastly different therapeutic approaches.

Gubrium compares two family counselling facilities - a community outpatient centre and a private family-focused psychiatric hospital - which have radically different concepts of the family. One setting examines a family's system including hidden structures, power relations, language and interaction as clues to the family's dysfunction. The other is concerned with affective relationships and deep emotions, h

Themes and Settings
The Troubled Home
The Settings
Westside House
Discerning Domestic Authority
Constructing the System
Restoring Hierarchy
Fairview Hospital
Domestic Sentiments and Control
The Rationalization of Feelings
Facilitating Expression
The Social Construction of Domestic Disorder
Voice and Method
Language and Domestic Reality
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ISBN: 9780803946330
ISBN-10: 0803946333
Series: Sage Library of Social Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 257
Published: 1st May 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.12  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.35

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