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Out of Control
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Out of Control
Family Therapy and Domestic Disorder


Volume: 189
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Family Therapy

May 1992 | 257 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Counselling techniques that can help families regain control and causes of families breaking up are among the topics explored in this ethnographic account of therapeutic sessions. Two very different views of what a family is and how it becomes `out of control' emerge, resulting in vastly different therapeutic approaches.

Gubrium compares two family counselling facilities - a community outpatient centre and a private family-focused psychiatric hospital - which have radically different concepts of the family. One setting examines a family's system including hidden structures, power relations, language and interaction as clues to the family's dysfunction. The other is concerned with affective relationships and deep emotions, hoping to use these bonds to connect members of troubled families.

 
PART ONE: THEMES AND SETTINGS
 
The Troubled Home
 
The Settings
 
PART TWO: WESTSIDE HOUSE
 
Discerning Domestic Authority
 
Constructing the System
 
Restoring Hierarchy
 
PART THREE: FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL
 
Domestic Sentiments and Control
 
The Rationalization of Feelings
 
Facilitating Expression
 
PART FOUR: THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF DOMESTIC DISORDER
 
Voice and Method
 
Language and Domestic Reality

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