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Children, Young People and Families - All titles
Theories, Values and Tools for Working with Children and Young People
The book combines social pedagogy theories, psychology, sociology and social work with a social constructionist perspective to help practitioners guide children and young people to cope better with the challenges they face as they grow up.
The Lives of Modern Child Care Pioneers
This book looks at the lives of six inspirational individuals who have made significant contributions to the well-being of disadvantaged children. Based on documentary research and extensive interviews, the book relates personal histories to wider developments and makes important connections between poverty, inequality and child care policy.
Managing Conflict, Hostility and Aggression
This much needed book analyses public inquiries and serious case reviews to reveal the dynamics of hostility and aggression which contribute to the failure to protect children.
The book offers insights into childhood by focusing on accounts of home and family, school, public spaces and sites of work in local and global settings.
This interdisciplinary textbook examines children's lives across the world, acknowledging the great differences as well as points of comparison, between childhoods in different contexts.
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Contexts and Concepts
Written by a leading practitioner and academic in the field of youth and community work this multidisciplinary book reflects on the theoretical, social and religious impacts on the lives of Muslim young people.
The short guide to working with children and young people is an accessible introduction into the main concepts, developments and policy related to this exciting area of work.
Making a Difference
This highly practical book, written by experienced practitioners and academics, is a core text about the practice of residential childcare, where workers and children share a common lifespace.
A Cross Disciplinary Approach
Understanding childhood is a fresh look at how childhood has changed in recent years and reveals how children's needs and experiences have achieved a new visibility
Children and young people's cultural worlds offers a critical introduction to childhood in the digital age and challenges adult concerns, highlighting instead the diversity of children's experiences and relationships with each other.
Current Understandings in Research, Policy and Practice
This is the first academic book to focus on adolescent-to-parent abuse and brings together international research and practice literature and combines it with original research to identify and critique current understandings in research, policy and practice.
Beyond Discourses, Practices and Realities
This timely book offers a fresh look at youth participation: examining official and unofficial constructions of participation by young people in a range of socio-political domains.
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