WORK: A PROFILE
a case-study of community work, including definitions and an 'agenda'
conversation: informal and formal education
examines both informal and formal education asking whether curriculum
features in both methods.
Wood argues that education is the primary function of youth work
practice and it helps to be reminded of that from time to time.
is Youth Work
Patel examines the historical development of education in youth work,
and critiques much of the youth service's "equality" focused history.
Workers as Professionals?
it important for youth and community workers to be recognised as members of a
profession? Sean Harte searches for the answer.
Harte examines the link between group theory and practice.
dream for setting up a youth council in a community where young people are
largely ignored, this is Jason Wood's agenda for challenging the
cycle of social exclusion..
WORK - LIBERATION OR CONTROL?
Harte discusses the historical definitions of community work and looks
at the ideologies that underpin liberation and social control.
undertakes an analysis of citizenship, citizens and democracy in the west.
takes time during a recent trip to India to reflect on anti-oppressive
practice. Here: a look at Gender.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTI-ETHNIC BRITAIN
presents a personal and definitive recognition of how "multi-ethnic
draws on extensive experience and reading to present a curriculum for
relevance does struggle have to every day youth and community work? Jason
Wood introduces the critical element of struggle in understanding
asks a few thought-provoking questions about how much workers should be
willing to do in their 'anti-oppressive practice'. Is it down to the 'awareness'
Wood looks at oppression theory in three areas to discuss how we should
focus on the holistic nature of anti-oppressive practice.
looks at practice in order to examine how youth and community work can tackle
wider inequalities, other than the challenging the more obvious occurrences.
Wood explores the dilemma for practitioners brought about by oppressive
legislation and weak social policy in terms of young people and sexuality.
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A CRITICAL INTRODUCTION
introduces the history, development and ideology of citizenship,
including an anti-oppressive agenda for informal educators.
in current society, are young people the high perpetrators of crime? Sean
Harte searches for the answer.
Harte examines what ethical considerations should be made when
SEEKERS AND SOCIAL POLICY
personal examination of Social Policy questions surrounding asylum seekers by Jay
HEALTH AND VOLUNTEERING
explores the work of Stamford Volunteer Bureau, including the impacts of current
social policy, NHS developments and funding.
CHANGE AGENT IN CONFLICT
does social science contribute to the debate about control over lives and
mastery over destiny? Jason Wood examines a relevant quotation and
SCIENCE BEHIND YOUTH WORK
uses psychological and sociological perspectives to explore the oppression she
experiences in the Indian caste system.
SOCIAL INFLUENCE OF GENDER
essay that discusses the overt and covert ways in which gender-based behaviour
is learnt and reinforced in society. Sean Harte explores key
social science concepts.