Mingers, J. (1997) A Critical Evaluation of Maturana's Constructivist Family Therapy. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 10 (2). pp. 137-151. ISSN 1094-429X.
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This paper presents a critical evaluation of the impact of Maturana's constructivist approach to (systemic) family therapy. After an historical introduction and a brief description of the main ideas, a number of criticisms are considered. These concern the radical antirealist epistemology, and problems in dealing with the social context of the family and power relations within the family.
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School|
|Depositing User:||John Mingers|
|Date Deposited:||19 Jul 2009 13:59|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:13|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3803 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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