Social Work: Youth Work

  • International Safeguards for Children in Sport: Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture book cover

    International Safeguards for Children in Sport

    Developing and Embedding a Safeguarding Culture, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rhind, Frank Owusu-Sekyere

    Safeguarding should be a central concern for any sports organisation working with children or young people. This significant new study examines the development, implementation and impact of the International Safeguards for Children in Sport; a set of guidelines drawn up by a working group of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

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

    Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood book cover

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture book cover

    Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion: Beyond Reason, Rationality and Risk book cover

    Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion

    Beyond Reason, Rationality and Risk, 1st Edition

    By Kerry Montero, Peter Kelly

    Health promotion with young people has largely been framed by theories of behaviour change to target ‘unsafe’, ‘unhealthy’ and/or ‘risky’ behaviours. These theories and models seek to encourage the development in young people of reasoned, rational and risk-aware personal strategies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Diversion in Youth Justice: What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices? book cover

    Diversion in Youth Justice

    What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?, 1st Edition

    By Roger Smith

    Diversion in youth justice is a subject of enduring interest. It concerns the processes by which decisions are made about whether or not to prosecute young offenders, and this book explores the continuing debates and historical developments which shape these processes. The treatment of young…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Children, Young People and Care book cover

    Children, Young People and Care

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare: Challenges for the Social Work Profession book cover

    Transnational Social Work and Social Welfare

    Challenges for the Social Work Profession, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrix Schwarzer, Ursula Kämmerer-Rütten, Alexandra Schleyer-Lindenmann, Yafang Wang

    The underlying frame of social work is the nation state, and it is from within the state that welfare strategies and social policies are devised and implemented. However, post-colonialism, globalisation, migration and the associated implications for human rights, social justice and social welfare…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction book cover

    Examining the Relationship between Trauma and Addiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shelly Wiechelt, Shulamith Lala A. Straussner

    Trauma, trauma-related disorders, substance use, and addictive disorders often co-occur, and frequently play a role in the problems and issues that social workers contend with in their practice with individuals, families, and communities. Research shows that there is a relationship between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Education of Children and Young People in State Care book cover

    The Education of Children and Young People in State Care

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Youth and Inequality in Education: Global Actions in Youth Work book cover

    Youth and Inequality in Education

    Global Actions in Youth Work, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

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