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Genre et travail social, un enjeu pour l'intervention collective

Abstract : Through an analysis of historical conditions that contributed to the emergence of secular social work, the predominance of women in this area of professional activity takes on a different significance. Treating separately the question of solidarity between political intervention on the one hand, and intervention in daily life on the other becomes apparent and provides a key to understanding this institutionalisation. This division can be understood by examining simultaneously the influence of gender in the construction of this public action, and the marginalisation of vulnerability as an intrinsic condition of human life.  As a consequence, solidarity as an organisational principle of interrelationship is undermined, exercise of political citizenship is suppressed and the collective dimension of social work is impeded. This understanding clarifies the contemporary issues under debate : collective action, social development, active solidarity, participation of supported individuals.  It contributes to enriching and expanding the ongoing reform beyond the questions of times and venues for training the professionals (m/f) concerned, impacting the chain of solidarity policies at the different levels of competence.
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Cathy Bousquet. Genre et travail social, un enjeu pour l'intervention collective. Sociologie. Conservatoire national des arts et metiers - CNAM, 2018. Français. ⟨NNT : 2018CNAM1203⟩. ⟨tel-02002289⟩



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