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Changing Experiences of Youth

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December 1996 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This innovative collection looks at the diverse experiences of young people in a multicultural society and of those who work with them. It covers a wide range of topics including: young people's lives and experiences; services provided for young people; and experiences of those who work with young people.
 
Introduction
 
PART ONE: BEING AND BELONGING
 
Identities
 
Culture Plus
 
Kicking the Boundaries
 
Why Do You Think of Me Like That? Understanding Dyslexia
 
Space, Respect and Support
 
Young Parents
 
Racism and Respect
Black Pride, Black Youth and Black Workers

 
 
Roles and Responsibilities
 
Incest Survivor
 
Beating Eating Disorders
 
Young People and AIDS
 
Exploring Homelessness
The Young Person's Viewpoint

 
 
Someone To Care
The Experience of Young Carers in the Community

 
 
School Exclusion
A Different Response

 
 
Passing Time? A Story of Community Service
 
PART TWO: GETTING A LIFE
 
Projects
 
Home from Home
 
Learning on a Saturday
 
Cascade Peer Education Drugs Programme
 
Youth Choices
Bridging the Gap

 
 
Provisions
 
Advocacy
 
Direct Action! Positive Responses to Crime
 
Bullying
Mediating a Response

 
 
Mental Health and Save the Children's Rights Work
 
A Friend in Need
 
Acting as an Appropriate Adult
 
Someone Who Really Cares
 
PART THREE: WORKERS TALKING
 
Fostering Young People
 
The Teacher's Story
 
The Youth Worker's Account
 
A Probation Officer's Tale
Working on Health

 
 
The Residential Social Worker's Tale
 
The GP's Account
 
Sexual Health
 
Accused
 
Use of Physical Restraint in Children's Residential Care

A really valuable book that I will recommend to my students. The vignettes give a voice and insight into the lives of young people and their experiences.

Mr ALASTAIR SCOTT-MCKINLEY
School of Sociology and Applied Social Studies, Ulster University
September 16, 2011

Very good practical text which can easily be used alongside placement elements of the module

Ms Melanie Feek
community & youth, College of St Mark and St John
September 29, 2010

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ISBN: 9780761953746
£91.00