The SAGE Handbook of Youth Work Practice

Editors: Alldred,Pam, Cullen, Fin and Edwards, Kathy
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $185.00
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ISBN: 978-1-47-393952-3
Category: Jobs & Careers
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
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The SAGE Handbook of Youth Work Practice showcases the value of professional work with young people as it is practiced in diverse forms in locations around the world. The editors have brought together an international team of contributors who reflect the wide range of approaches that identify as youth work, and the even wider range of approaches that identify variously as community work or community development work with young people, youth programmes, and work with young people within care, development and (informal) education frameworks.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Introduction - Pam Alldred, Fin Cullen, Kathy Edwards and Dana Fusco
  • Part I Approaches to Youth Work Across Time and Place
  • 1 Defining Youth Work: Exploring the Boundaries, Continuity and Diversity of Youth Work Practice - Trudi Cooper
  • 2 How to Support Young People in a Changing World: The Sociology of Generations and Youth Work - Dan Woodman and Johanna Wyn
  • 3 Looking Over Our Shoulders: Youth Work and its History - Tony Jeffs
  • 4 Some Conceptions of Youth and Youthwork in the United States - Dana Fusco
  • 5 Youth Work as a Colonial Export: Explorations From the Global South - Kathy Edwards and Ismail Shaafee
  • 6 Let Principles Drive Practice: Reclaiming Youth Work in India - Roshni K. Nuggehalli
  • 7 The Impact of Neoliberalism upon the Character and Purpose of English Youth Work and Beyond - Tony Taylor, Paula Connaughton, Tania de St Croix, Bernard Davies and Pauline Grace
  • 8 Youth Work in England: A Profession with a Future? - Helen M.F. Jones
  • 9 Precarious Practices with Risky Subjects? Policy and Practice Explorations in the UK and Europe - Fin Cullen and Simon Bradford
  • 10 Undoing Sexism and Youth Work Practice. Seeking Equality. Unsettling Ideology. Affirming Difference. A UK Perspective - Janet Batsleer
  • 11 Intersectionality and Resistance in Youth Work: Young People, Peace and Global ‘Development’ in a Racialized World - Momodou Sallah, Mike Ogunnusi and Richard Kennedy
  • 12 Youth Work and Social Pedagogy: Reflections from the UK and Europe - Kieron Hatton
  • 13 21st-Century Youth Work: Life Under Global Capitalism - Hans Skott-Myhre and Kathleen Skott-Myhre
  • Part II Professional Work with Young People: Projects and Practices to Inspire
  • 14 Participation, Empowerment and Democracy: Engaging with Young People's Views - Philippa Collin, Girish Lala and Leo Fieldgrass
  • 15 Faith-based Youth Work: Education, Engagement and Ethics - Graham Bright, Naomi Thompson, Peter Hart and Bethany Hayden
  • 16 Together We Walk: The Importance of Relationship in Youth Work with Refugee Young People - Jen Couch
  • 17 Screaming Aloud from da Old Plantation Down-under: Youth Work on the Margins in Aotearoa New Zealand - Fiona Beals, Peter-Clinton Foaese, Martini Miller, Helen Perkins and Natalie Sargent
  • 18 Promoting Children First Youth Work in the Youth Justice System and Beyond - Stephen Case and Rachel Morris
  • 19 Critical Street Work: The Politics of Working (In) Outside Institutions - Michael Whelan and Helmut Steinkellner
  • 20 Youth Work, Arts Practice and Transdisciplinary Space - Frances Howard, Steph Brocken and Nicola Sim
  • 21 Fringe Work – Street-level Divergence in Swedish Youth Work - Björn Andersson
  • 22 The Alchemy of Work with Young Women - Susan Morgan and Eliz McArdle
  • 23 Supporting Trans, Non-Binary and Gender Diverse Young People: UK Methods and Approaches - Catherine McNamara
  • Part III Values and Ethics in Work with Young People
  • 24 An Ethics of Caring in Youth Work Practice - Joshua Spier and David Giles
  • 25 Relationship Centrality in Work with Young People with Experience of Violence - Daniel Jupp Kina
  • 26 Reflective Practice: Gaze, Glance and Being a Youth Worker - Jo Trelfa
  • 27 The Challenges for British Youth Workers of Government Strategies to ‘Prevent Terrorism’ - Paul Thomas
  • 28 The Politics of Gang Intervention in New England, USA: Knowledge, Partnership and Youth Transformation - Ellen Foley, Angel Guzman, Miguel Lopez, Laurie Ross, Jennifer Safford-Farquharson, Katie Byrne, Egbert Pinero and Ron Waddell
  • 29 Coercion in Sexual Relationships: Challenging Values in School-based Work - Jo Heslop
  • 30 Youth and Community Approaches to Preventing Child Sexual Exploitation: South African and UK Project Experiences - Kate D'Arcy, Roma Thomas and Candice T. Wallace
  • 31 Allies, Not Accomplices: What Youth Work Can Learn from Trans and Disability Movements - Wolfgang Vachon and Tim McConnell
  • 32 The Trials and Challenges of Using a Youth Development Approach in a Mental Health and Addictions Service for Young People - Mark Wood
  • 33 Gaze Interrupted: Speaking Back to Stigma with Visual Research - Victoria Restler and Wendy Luttrell
  • 34 The Ethical Foundations of Youth Work as an International Profession - Howard Sercombe
  • 35 Youth Work at the End of Life? - Rajesh Patel
  • Part IV Current Challenges, Future Possibilities
  • 36 Youth Work Practices in Conflict Societies: Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities - Ken Harland and Alastair Scott-McKinley
  • 37 Popular Education and Youth Work: Learnings from Ghana - Marion Thomson and Kodzo Chapman
  • 38 Roma Youth and Global Youth Work - Brian Belton
  • 39 Community Development with Young People – Exploring a New Model - Helen Bartlett and Adam Muirhead
  • 40 Returning to Responsive Youth Work in New York City - Susan Matloff-Nieves, Tanya Wiggins, Jennifer Fuqua, Marisa Ragonese, Steve Pullano and Gregory Brender
  • 41 Uncomfortable Knowledge and the Ethics of Good Practice in Australia's Offshore Refugee Detention Centers - Judith Bessant and Rob Watts
  • 42 The Evolution of Youth Empowerment: From Programming to Partnering - Heather L. Ramey and Heather L. Lawford
  • 43 Towards a Shared Vision of Youth Work: Developing a Worker-Based Youth Work Curriculum - Tomi Kiilakoski, Viljami Kinnunen and Ronnie Djupsund
  • 44 Evaluating Youth Work in its Contexts - Susan Cooper and Anu Gretschel
  • Conclusion - Dana Fusco, Pam Alldred, Kathy Edwards and Fin Cullen