Social Work: Youth Work

  • Changing Narratives of Youth Crime: From Social Causes to Threats to the Social book cover

    Changing Narratives of Youth Crime

    From Social Causes to Threats to the Social, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Dollinger

    In recent years, western societies have experienced a fundamental transformation in the way crime is understood and dealt with. Against the backdrop of a current great interest in narratives in criminology, this book draws on a narrative perspective to explore this transformation. Drawing on data…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Using Superheroes and Villains in Counseling and Play Therapy: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals book cover

    Using Superheroes and Villains in Counseling and Play Therapy

    A Guide for Mental Health Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence C. Rubin

    Through rich and research-grounded clinical applications, Using Superheroes and Villains in Counseling and Play Therapy explores creative techniques for integrating superhero stories and metaphors in clinical work with children, adolescents, adults and families. Each chapter draws on the latest…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    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

  • The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood book cover

    The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood

    1st Edition

    By Susan M. Henney, Justin D. Hackett

    The Development of Community Engagement from Infancy to Adulthood uses a developmental perspective to trace how individuals develop the cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and moral capacity to be actively engaged in their communities. It also provides an analysis of the role of volunteerism and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20
    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

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing: Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes book cover

    Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Gendered Injustice: Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls book cover

    Gendered Injustice

    Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Tosouni

    Without strong proof, policy advocates along with some scholars have causally linked declines in juvenile offending and incarceration with evidence-based and rehabilitation-oriented policy reform. Such studies have called for a shift back to rehabilitative ideals augmented by innovative strategies…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • 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

  • Youth in the Digital Age: Paradox, Promise, Predicament book cover

    Youth in the Digital Age

    Paradox, Promise, Predicament, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate C Tilleczek, Valerie M Campbell

    Young people spend a significant amount of time with technology, particularly digital and social media. How do they experience and cope with the many influences of digital media in their lives? What are the main challenges and opportunities they navigate in living online? Youth in the Digital Age…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • 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

  • Youth Sport, Migration and Culture: Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland book cover

    Youth Sport, Migration and Culture

    Two Football Teams and the Changing Face of Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Max Mauro

    How do migrant youth negotiate their role in society through sport and leisure practices? How can political theory and qualitative critical research work together to make sense of these processes? These are among the questions that led to a long-term investigation of young males’ sport practices in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

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