Youth Products

  • The Education of Children and Young People in State Care

    Edited by Sonia Jackson, Ingrid Hojer

    Young people who leave care with few or no educational qualifications are at very high risk of social exclusion in adulthood. Yet in the past their education has attracted little attention from researchers or professionals. Studies by the editors and contributors to this volume show that the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-02
    Routledge

  • Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Dilemmas in Youth Work and Youth Development Practice

    By Laurie Ross, Shane Capra, Lindsay Carpenter, Julia Hubbell, Kathrin Walker

    The fundamental aim of youth work is to build trusting and mutually respectful relationships with young people, creating transformative experiences for young people in formal and informal spaces outside of homes and schools. These complex and multidimensional situations mean that the day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Young People, Class and Place

    Edited by Robert MacDonald, Tracy Shildrick

    Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people’s lives – and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Community Fieldwork in Teacher Education

    Theory and Practice

    By Heidi L Hallman, Melanie Burdick

    In teacher education, field work in community-based spaces (including foster homes and programs for homeless youth) is frequently contrasted with "traditional" field experiences in classroom settings, where beginning teachers are immediately introduced to teacher-centered models of instruction.…

    Hardback – 2015-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Black Youth in Crisis (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by E. Cashmore, B. Troyna

    First published in 1982, this book considers the position of young Afro-Caribbean people in Britain, in the 1980s. It looks at how, at the time, this group of young people were disproportionately hit by growing unemployment, seemed to be over-represented in crime statistics and were often…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,…

    Paperback – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • Youth Rising?

    The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy

    By Mayssoun Sukarieh, Stuart Tannock

    Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world – whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge
    Critical Youth Studies

  • Troubling Multiculturalism

    Edited by Hans Skott-Myhre, J.N. Little

    It can be easy to imagine that Child and Youth Care practitioners are inherently or naturally attuned to issues of diversity and colonization as they pertain to multicultural practice. While there are excellent culturally attuned practices that are happening in the field of Child and Youth Care,…

    Hardback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge

  • Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong

    Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship

    By Michael Adorjan, Wing Hong Chui

    A society’s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores…

    Hardback – 2014-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • Children and Young People as Knowledge Producers

    Edited by Gina Porter, Janet Townsend, Kate Hampshire

    Despite the widespread promotion of children’s voices by activists and policy makers over the last decade, the potential for young people’s knowledge to impact on adult agendas and policy arenas is by no means a certainty. This book presents critiques of participation in settings where young people…

    Hardback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge

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