Worked Up Selves

Personal Development Workers, Self-Work and Therapeutic Cultures

  • Elaine Swan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 225-258

About this book


Drawing upon current literature on the history and politics of therapeutic cultures and upon original, qualitative research this book was produced in response to rapidly growing interest in the rise of 'new' HRD practices such as coaching, 'soft skills' training and personal development training.


Coaching Personal soft skills

Authors and affiliations

  • Elaine Swan
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  1. 1.Lancaster University Management SchoolUK

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