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Speaking to power: Advocacy for health and social care

David Donnison


Advocacy is an area of increasing importance in service provision, where new ways of working have to be found that increasingly create an enabling, rather than a providing, state. It has an important part to play in this shift. Based on the experience of real advocates, this book is written in a jargon-free style. As well as practical chapters on what advocates do, using case studies from Scotland, where important developments are taking place, it discusses how advocacy fits into the broader scheme of things. The author describes and discusses examples of advocacy, with chapters dealing with m ... More

Keywords: service provision, Scottish case studies, advocacy management, advocacy training, work evaluation, vulnerable people

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847420381
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420381.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Donnison, author