A clear description of what constructs, constitutes, and scaffolds the possibility of entering into Reauthoring Conversations is discussed by Michael White during a workshop in 1991
VSNT's Stephen Madigan received this Michael White Handout on Externalizing Conversations with Families in Adelaide, Australia, 1991
Michael Whites 2006 paper (which VSNT ranks as one of his all time best!) describes therapeutic options relevant to addressing a growing sense of people experiencing 'personal' failure. The paper also describes the operations of modern power (as opposed to sovereign power).