Youth Work Products

  • Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work

    Edited by Michael Heathfield, Dana Fusco

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Children, Young People and Care

    Edited by John Horton, Michelle Pyer

    The very notions of childhood and youth are intimately connected to contemporary norms, practices and spaces of care, caring and care-giving. The provision of care is widely figured as both the primary responsibility of parents, carers and practitioners who work with children and young people, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge Academic

  • How Animals Help Students Learn

    Research and Practice for Educators and Mental-Health Professionals

    Edited by Nancy R. Gee, Aubrey H. Fine, Peggy McCardle

    How Animals Help Students Learn summarizes what we know about the impact of animals in education and synthesizes the thinking of prominent leaders in research and practice. It’s a much-needed resource for mental-health and education professionals interested in incorporating animals in school-based…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Children, Adolescents, and Death

    Questions and Answers

    Edited by Robert G. Stevenson, Gerry R. Cox

    The topic of death and related issues (such as grief) often begin with questions. When the questions come from, or are about, children or adolescents, they bring an additional component…the fear some adults have of giving a “wrong” answer. In this context a wrong answer is one that can cause more…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Silvia H. Koller, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Adolescent Brain

    Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations

    By Eveline A. Crone

    In recent years there have been tremendous advances in understanding how brain development underlies behavioural changes in adolescence. Based on the latest discoveries in the research field, Eveline A. Crone examines changes in learning, emotions, face processing and social relationships in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

    Rethinking the Myths and Misperceptions

    By Keri Weed, Jody S Nicholson, Jaelyn R. Farris

    Whether glamorised or stigmatised, teenage parenthood is all too often used to stand for a host of social problems, and empirical research results ignored. Identifying core controversies surrounding teen pregnancy and parenting, this book resolves misperceptions using findings from large-scale,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Hidden Youth and the Virtual World

    The process of social censure and empowerment

    By Gloria Hongyee Chan

    Hidden Youth and the Virtual World examines the phenomenon of ‘hidden youth’ or hikikomori, as it is better known in Japan as well as Hong Kong. Exposure to the Internet has allowed these young persons to develop a high level of capability within the virtual world, however these are skills that are…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    The second and completely revised edition of the Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood draws on the work of leading academics from four continents in order to introduce up-to-date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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