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When the Personal and the Political Collide

Lens, Vicki A.

A consistent theme within social work has been the exploration of the conflict between the personal and the political – especially how social workers resolve conflicts between their own personal values and their political views. This account explores the clash that occurred when a researcher’s findings about school vouchers conflicted with the personal experiences of those around her.


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Journal of Social Work

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Social Work
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December 18, 2012
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