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  • Silent Sonsby Robert Ackerman

    Touchstone 2008; US$ 15.99

    It could be you or someone you love. Strong, silent types are everywhere, and it is their telltale silence that has kept their problems hidden until now. A silent son can come from a family that coped with violence, alcoholism, child abuse, extreme rigidity, or divorce, but all silent sons have certain common characteristics: They keep things that... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Youth Workby Sarah Banks

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Ethical Issues in Youth Work presents a systematic analysis of some of the core ethical dilemmas facing youth workers in their day to day practice. Among the topics discussed are: *when to break confidentiality *the ethics of religious conversion *conflicts between cultures *balancing the autonomy and control of young people *maintaining an equilibrium... more...

  • Youth Policy and Social Inclusionby Monica Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 59.95

    Taking a holistic and multidisciplinary approach this book identifies and analyzes the factors which promote or discourage social inclusion of young people in today?s society. It critically examines the discriminatory attitudes towards young people, and focuses on the 'problem' of adults rather than the 'problem' of young people themselves. The... more...

  • Youth Working with Girls and Women in Community Settingsby Janet Batsleer

    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...

  • What is Youth Work?by Janet R Batsleer; Bernard Davies

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 33.00

    A highly accessible and up to the minute introduction to youth work for new students and those considering entering the profession more...

  • Thriving on the Front Linesby Bob Bertolino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Youth and Family Services (YFS) are part of residential and group homes, schools, social service organizations, hospitals, and family court systems. YFS include prevention, education, positive youth development, foster care, child welfare, and treatment. As YFS has evolved advances in research have brought forth a host of promising new ideas that both... more...

  • R U Listenin'?by Terry Bianchini

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 36.95

    Aimed at professionals working with men who are challenging the boundaries of society or any man who feels frustrated by his life, the book offers detailed illustrative case studies, structured exercises and topics for discussion, which can be used by the individual or in a group context. more...

  • Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitionersby Simon Bradford; Fin Cullen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Increasingly youth practitioners need to be able to develop, review and evidence their work using a variety of research and assessment tools. This text equips students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of research design, practice and dissemination, as well as approaches to evidence-based practice. more...

  • The Abuse of Menby Barbara Jo Brothers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    When men are abused, everybody suffers. This courageous book exposes a dark secret: Men are often victims of abuse. Although a great deal of attention has recently been paid to the victimization of women, the role of men as victims--not just perpetrators--has been neglected. The Abuse of Men reveals the impact of physical, sexual, and emotional trauma... more...