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L'expertise usagère : un défi pour les institutions sociales et médico-sociales du 21ème siècle : l'usagent et le maïeuticien

Abstract : The 21st century’s social welfare and medico-social action is going through a crisis, which is originated by the imbalance in the relationship between welfare institutions and their beneficiaries. This disturbance emerged quite clearly in the social and medico-social fields in the early 2000s in the wake of the watershed of the 2002-2 French piece of legislation. This law makes user’s participation the major reform axis - and as such, a disturbance - of the governance system and the endemic legitimacy of the French institutions of solidarity. The rebuilding of social and medico-social action through users’ participation in the care-providing institutions’ day-to-day started fifteen years ago and is in keeping with the evolution of our modern democracy toward an equalization of legal and social rights and access to public ressources, today attempting to level out civic recognition of individuals. Being simultaneously a process and a product of the adaptation of social work to modernity, this reconstruction and the institutional upheavals it reveals provide information on a society of individual claim, social movements and shared knowledge. This society being the grounds on which the social work reconstruction is laying its foundations, it raises a fundamental sociological question today : how do traditional institutions of solidarity adapt to the global networking of individual life environments, and the increasing possibilities in terms of social and civic involvement from the minorities, which have become essential to social cohesion ?
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Claire Heijboer. L'expertise usagère : un défi pour les institutions sociales et médico-sociales du 21ème siècle : l'usagent et le maïeuticien. Education. Université Paris 5 Sorbonne Descartes, 2019. Français. ⟨tel-03172725⟩



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