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The social act of helping is presented from the recipient's viewpoint. Interview material from handicapped adults and contributions from the literature on helping provide insight to the helped person's management and interpretation of being helped. Techniques employed in the management of help are described. Alternative strategies and interpretations are available to the helped person; receiving help is not necessarily demeaning as social norms suggest. The interaction between helper and helped person is the central concern.
Brooks, Nancy A.
"Receiving Help: Management Strategies of the Handicapped,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 5:
1, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol5/iss1/6
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