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  • Youth Workby Jason Wood; Sue Westwood; Gill Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Professional practice is at the heart of youth work training but integrating the theory learned in class with the reality of placements can sometimes require extra support. This comprehensive textbook is designed to help students working with young people become competent and ethical practitioners, able to reflect on their learning and interventions... more...

  • Facilitating Youth Entrepreneurshipby Klaus Haftendorn; Carmela Salzano

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Examines the effects of awareness-raising programmes at different levels of education on the promotion of self-employment and entrepreneurship as career options for young people entering the labour market. Provides examples of programmes in developed, developing and transition countries, highlighting partnership arrangements among government agencies,... more...

  • Facilitating Youth Entrepreneurshipby Klaus Haftendorn; Carmela Salzano

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Comprises short descriptions of 166 current and recently completed programmes for entrepreneurship education. Covers programmes in secondary schools, technical and vocation education and universities as well as programmes outside formal education. Includes descriptions of training packages available for distance learning. more...

  • Leselust in Risikogruppenby Ursula Maria Stalder

    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...

  • Adolescents at Riskby Joy G. Dryfoos

    Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 22.99

    1. Introduction: Hypotheses and Theories. PART I: High-Risk Behavior. 2. The Setting: A Description of Adolescents in the United States. 3. Prevalence of Delinquency. 4. Prevalence of Substance Abuse. 5. Prevalence of Adolescent Pregnancy. 6. Prevalence of School Failure. 7. The Overlap in High-Risk Behaviors. PART II: Prevention Interventions. 8.... more...

  • Social Youth Entrepreneurshipby Melvin Delgado

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 108.00

    Youth policies in the United States-especially for economically and socially disadvantaged children-are often characterized as fragmented, inadequate, antiquated, misguided, and, at worst, negligent or even harmful. The primary systems mandated to serve youth often coexist as if in parallel universes, often at odds with each other regarding goals,... more...

  • Using Theory in Youth and Community Work Practiceby Ilona Buchroth; Christine Parkin

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 33.00

    This book will provide students on youth and community work courses with a good understanding of the range of theories that should support their practice. more...

  • Challenging governance theoryby Jonathan S. Davies

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    This topical book takes a critical look at contemporary governance theory, arguing that there are structural impediments to achieving an ideology of networks and reconsidering it from Marxist and Gramscian perspectives. more...

  • ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisisby International Labor Organization

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 32.00

    The ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisis was held on 15-17 June 2009 in Geneva, in response to the financial crisis and its grave impact on global unemployment, poverty and inequality. Addressed by Heads of State and Government, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and leaders of workers' and employers' organizations from around the world, the Summit... more...

  • Gaining A Sense of Selfby Karen Laura-Lee Wilson

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    Many years later when I asked how she felt when the doll was accidentally smashed she replied "I could have killed you". She meant it. Six decades on she still had not forgiven me. Karen Laura-Lee Wilson's memoir is a detailed and gut-wrenching account of her first twenty-five years growing up in a sole-parent family with a narcissistic... more...