Social Work: Youth Work

  • Young Citizens in the Digital Age: Political Engagement, Young People and New Media book cover

    Young Citizens in the Digital Age

    Political Engagement, Young People and New Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian D. Loader

    A social anxiety currently pervades the political classes of the western world, arising from the perception that young people have become disaffected with liberal democratic politics. Voter turnout among 18-25 year olds continues to be lower than other age groups and they are less likely to join…

    Paperback – 2007-07-12

  • Providing Support to Young People: A Guide to Interviewing in Helping Relationships book cover

    Providing Support to Young People

    A Guide to Interviewing in Helping Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Hazel L. Reid, Alison J. Fielding

    This is an invaluable guide to making the most of helping relationships. It concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people. Including case studies, reflective exercises, and dialogue examples that illustrate the model and use of skills,…

    Paperback – 2007-04-05

  • Teenagers' Citizenship: Experiences and Education book cover

    Teenagers' Citizenship

    Experiences and Education, 1st Edition

    By Susie Weller

    The introduction of compulsory citizenship education into the national curriculum has generated a plethora of new interests in the politics of childhood and youth. Citizenship for Teenagers explores teenagers’ acts of and engagement with citizenship in their local communities and examines the role…

    Paperback – 2007-03-29
    Relationships and Resources

  • Youth Participation and Community Change book cover

    Youth Participation and Community Change

    1st Edition

    By Barry Checkoway

    Empowered youth CAN and DO make a difference!Young people become empowered by their participation in the institutions and decisions that affect their lives—which in turn can lead to real positive change in the community. Youth Participation and Community Change presents leading authorities…

    Paperback – 2006-11-01

  • Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood: Global Perspectives, Issues and Interventions book cover

    Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood

    Global Perspectives, Issues and Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Holgate, Roy Evans, Francis K.O. Yuen

    The debate of teenage pregnancy and parenthood continues to be a topical media and political issue, and a contested policy area. Covering the controversial issues, this book contributes to the debate, filling the gap in the current market. The strong chapter selection looks at areas such as:…

    Paperback – 2006-10-05

  • Promoting Young People's Sexual Health: International Perspectives book cover

    Promoting Young People's Sexual Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Ingham, Peter Aggleton

    Valuable contributions on different aspects of sexual and reproductive health among young people are presented in this book, with a focus on developing country contexts. Key discussions on issues relating to young people and their sexual activities are brought together in one volume, …

    Paperback – 2006-09-21
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Youth Offending in Transition: The Search for Social Recognition book cover

    Youth Offending in Transition

    The Search for Social Recognition, 1st Edition

    By Monica Barry

    Taking a new approach to youth crime, this book argues that the transition from childhood to adulthood can be an isolating and disempowering experience for young people. Children and young people are inherently vulnerable because of their age and status – they are a minority group, with the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-29

  • Children and Young People Who Sexually Abuse Others: Current Developments and Practice Responses book cover

    Children and Young People Who Sexually Abuse Others

    Current Developments and Practice Responses, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Marcus Erooga, Helen Masson

    Presenting a detailed and coherent analysis, exploring the key aspects of working with children and young people with sexually harmful behaviours, this revised and expanded volume includes fresh and updated chapters, which address context and systems issues, assessment and planning, as well as…

    Paperback – 2006-06-08

  • In Care and After: A Positive Perspective book cover

    In Care and After

    A Positive Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Chase, Antonia Simon, Sonia Jackson

    Based on research from the Thomas Coram Research Unit, the contributors to this text look at the views and experiences of young people and provide an encouraging outlook of what those in care have the potential to achieve. Those factors that help to result in more successful outcomes are…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15

  • Sex, Drugs and Young People: International Perspectives book cover

    Sex, Drugs and Young People

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Andrew Ball, Purnima Mane

    Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ‘adolescence’. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Stress Relief for Teachers: The Coping Triangle book cover

    Stress Relief for Teachers

    The Coping Triangle, 1st Edition

    By Claire Hayes

    Even the best teachers can feel overwhelmed with the pressures of the job and become prone to anxiety, depression and anger. This book offers teachers an easily implemented and proven approach to dealing with these feelings in a more helpful way, enabling them to cope with taxing situations as well…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15

  • Themes and Stories in Youthwork Practice book cover

    Themes and Stories in Youthwork Practice

    1st Edition

    By Mark Krueger

    Learn to follow the rhythms of building a relationship with youth at riskThemes and Stories in Youth Work Practice takes a refreshing look at the creative possibilities of working with youth in a variety of group care and developmental settings. Author Mark Krueger presents an innovative approach…

    Paperback – 2004-12-27

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