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dc.contributor.authorSunderland, Naomien_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:41:15Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:41:15Z
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.date.modified2014-01-22T22:51:52Z
dc.identifier.issn21654328en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.4236/aasoci.2013.31008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/55921
dc.description.abstractThis paper presents an ethnographic case study of the daily lived experience of place by government health and community workers in a place-based chronic disease initiative (PBI) located in a disadvan-taged peri-urban area in Australia. The case study focused on the place at which the PBI staff members interfaced with the community informally as opposed to the deliberate interactions described in the formal community engagement strategy. Subtle social phenomena, such as social positioning and the contrasting cultures of bureaucracy and community, generated outcomes that were the antithesis of those sought by the PBI. If these characteristics of place are not attended to during the development of PBIs, we risk rec-reating existing social divides and jeopardizing the potential of these initiatives to build community ca-pacity. This case study provides an important conceptual-theoretical understanding of the place-based ap-proach, which can augment existing empirical studies of place. The findings are also relevant for those who are exploring the physical co-location of diverse professional groups in socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods. It also exposes the inherent complexity of "place" and the futility of poorly designed bureaucratic responses.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_US
dc.format.extent737872 bytes
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherScientific Research Publishingen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom61en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto68en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAdvances in Applied Sociologyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume3en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchStudies in Human Society not elsewhere classifieden_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode169999en_US
dc.titleOutside the Cage: Exploring Everyday Interactions between Government Workers and Residents in a Place-Based Health Initiativeen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
dcterms.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/en_US
gro.facultyGriffith Health, School of Human Services and Social Worken_US
gro.rights.copyright© 2013 The authors and SciRes. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.en_US
gro.date.issued2013
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gro.griffith.authorSunderland, Naomi L.


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