Educating for Well-Being in Law: Positive Professional Identities and Practice

1st Edition

Caroline Strevens, Rachael Field

Routledge
August 6, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 194 Pages
ISBN 9781138477568 - CAT# K348442
Series: Emerging Legal Education

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Summary

Bringing together the current international body of knowledge on key issues for educating for well-being in law, this book offers comparative perspectives across jurisdictions, and utilises a range of theoretical lenses (including socio-legal, psychological and ethical theories) in analysing well-being and legal education in law. The chapters include innovative and tested research methodologies and strategies for educating for well-being. Asking and answering the question as to whether law is special in terms of producing psychological distress in law students, law teachers and the profession, and bringing together common and opposing perspectives, this book also seeks to highlight excellent practice in promoting a positive professional identity at law school and beyond resulting in an original contribution to knowledge, and new discourses of analysis.

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