Social Work: Youth Work

  • Rethinking Young People’s Marginalisation: Beyond neo-Liberal Futures? book cover

    Rethinking Young People’s Marginalisation

    Beyond neo-Liberal Futures?

    By Perri Campbell, Peter Kelly, Luke Howie

    In the 21st century myriad earth systems – atmospheric systems, ocean systems, land systems, neo-Liberal capitalism – are in crisis. These crises are deeply related. Taking diverse and multiple forms, they have diverse and multiple consequences and are evidenced in such things as war, everyday…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me? book cover

    Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    2nd Edition

    By John Coleman

    Do you wish your son or daughter would tell you more about what is happening in their life, and that they would open up to you more often? Are you worried about them as they seem to be spending more and more time in their bedroom and on their smartphone? The teenage years can be a time of concern…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Child Abuse and Protection: Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice book cover

    Child Abuse and Protection

    Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leaders in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive textbook on child abuse and child…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Youths in Challenging Situations: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives book cover

    Youths in Challenging Situations

    International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris, Lily Stylianoudi

    This book investigates and explores the complex dynamics of youth in contemporary society, especially in troubled and crisis-ridden contexts. On the one hand, teenagers and young adults experience social suffering, marginalisation, gender and ethnic bias, and an increased risk to be radicalised and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Europe

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    At a time when Europe is witnessing major cultural, social, economic and political challenges and transformations, this book brings together leading researchers and experts to consider a range of pressing questions relating to the historical origins, contemporary manifestations and future prospects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Human Growth and Development: An Introduction for Social Workers book cover

    Human Growth and Development

    An Introduction for Social Workers, 2nd Edition

    By John Sudbery, Andrew Whittaker

    Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 
    Routledge
    Student Social Work

  • Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research: Co-production with Community Partners in Action book cover

    Participatory Pedagogic Impact Research

    Co-production with Community Partners in Action

    By Mike Seal

    Involvement of community partners in the structure and design of services is largely accepted in principle, but its practice is heavily contested. This book argues that the co-production of research is one of the best ways to involve community partners. As well as having intrinsic value in and of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Work

  • Hidden Youth and the Virtual World: The process of social censure and empowerment book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts: Going Beyond Voice book cover

    Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge

  • Narrative Approaches to Youth Work: Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice book cover

    Narrative Approaches to Youth Work

    Conversational Skills for a Critical Practice

    By Julie Tilsen

    This is the book that youth workers who want to put into practice their desire to "meet youth where they’re at" have been waiting for. Narrative Approaches to Youth Work provides hope-filled and fresh conversational practices anchored in a critical intersectional analysis of power and a relational…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

    This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and examines the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance book cover

    Governing Youth Politics in the Age of Surveillance

    Edited by Maria T. Grasso, Judith Bessant

    Drawing on case studies from around the world, contributors to this ground-breaking book explore a major contemporary paradox: on the one hand, young people today are at the forefront of political campaigns promoting social rights and ethical ideas that challenge authoritarian orders and elite…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

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