Workfare or workforce?

Parr, H. (2005) Workfare or workforce? Mental Health Today, pp. 28-31.

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Asks if the tradition of therapeutic nature fits in today's social inclusion-oriented mental health service. Draws on recent in-depth ethnographic and interview work in two community gardening projects for people with mental health problems, one in Nottingham (Ecoworks) and one in Glasgow (the Coach House Trust), to explore how historical themes about the curative powers of nature connect with today's debates about recovery, purposeful employment and social inclusion.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Parr, Professor Hester
Authors: Parr, H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
Journal Name:Mental Health Today
Publisher:Pavilion Publishing
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