Editorial: Autoethnography in Social Work





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Author Biographies

Jerome Carson, Professor Psychology, University of Bolton

Jerome Carson is Professor of Psychology at the University of Bolton. Apart from autoethnography, his other research interests are positive psychology, mental health recovery, alcohol addiction and bereavement.

Robert Hurst, Associate Lecturer in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling, University of Bolton

Robert Hurst is an Associate Lecturer in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling at the University of Bolton. He is also a practicing counsellor. Robert’s other research interests include meaning in life, mental health recovery, and creativity. 


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Witkin, S. (Ed.). (2014) Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography. New York: Columbia University Press




How to Cite

Carson, J., & Hurst, R. (2022). Editorial: Autoethnography in Social Work. Social Work and Social Sciences Review, 23(2), 3-7. https://doi.org/10.1921/swssr.v23i2.2082