Creative writing for social research: A practical guide


  • Andrew Davidson University of Auckland


Review of Creative writing for social research: A practical guide by R. Phillips & H. Kara, Bristol, Policy Press, 2021, ISBN: 978-1-4473-5598, pp.211. Paperback $NZD91



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How to Cite

Davidson, A. (2024). Creative writing for social research: A practical guide. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work, 36(1), 165–168. Retrieved from



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