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- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
This volume tells the story of major organizational change efforts at one municipal youth-serving organization to better support healthy youth development system wide. Presenting the viewpoints of young people, frontline staff, supervisors, managers, and the director, it reviews how the organization developed and transformed. Each article then... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol and drugs, to serious or persistent offending. Seeking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This valuable textbook communicates the complexities and controversies at the heart of youth work management, exploring key issues in a critical fashion. Written by a team of experienced youth work lecturers, the chapters cover topics such as planning, evaluation and supervision, whilst acknowledging the changing structures of integrated services... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Stressing the importance of self-awareness, genuineness, and empathy in effective counselors, this book will be a practical, reader-friendly guide through the pitfalls and problems that arise when working with challenging populations. Building on a solid theoretical base in Reality Therapy, Humanistic Philosophy, Solution-Focused therapy, MRI Brief... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The failure of current policy to address important quality of life issues for urban youth remains a substantial barrier to civic participation, educational equity, and healthy adulthood. This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people?s educational... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00
The aim of this book is to acknowledge the multidisciplinary nature of working in the Youth Justice System. The book will consider the key elements of legislation, multiagency working and practice skills within this area, such as the assessment of risk, court work, working with high risk offenders and alternative interventions. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
Vorliegende Untersuchung kann verdeutlichen, dass sich die betrachteten Untergruppen (soziale Schicht, Migrationshintergrund, Geschlecht) hinsichtlich der Wirkstrukturen zur Erklärung der Lesekompetenz unterscheiden. Obwohl die Steigerung der bekannten Faktoren - wie beispielsweise der Lesemotivation - allen Schülerinnen und Schülern... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.95
The Ocean in a Drop explores how young people have contributed significantly to society in the past, and suggests ways in which they can take centre stage again. Traditionally, society has legitimized four spaces for young people: the family, friends, education/careers, and leisure. The book introduces the concept of the 5th Space?a space that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This collection of ground-breaking international essays address the educational, social, work and biographical experiences of young women who are routinely constructed as ?at risk? and on the margins. Drawing on research from an international range of scholars, this book brings together important new perspectives on the gendered dimensions of social... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 79.95
Addressing the significant shifts in the social, political and professional context for informal education, this book makes clear the continuities in community-based informal education with girls and argues for its continuing importance. The impact of neo-liberal approaches to empowerment is highlighted throughout. Drawing together historical, theoretical... more...