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Published by Learning Matters in Exeter [England] .
Written in English


  • Philosophy,
  • Community organization,
  • Social work with youth

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ilona Buchroth and Chris Parkin
SeriesEmpowering youth and community work practice
LC ClassificationsHV1421 .U85 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24792267M
ISBN 101844453006
ISBN 109781844453009
LC Control Number2010285715

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  A very valuable and accessible contribution to theory in this practice area. --Lecturer, University of the West of England, Bristol. Having read these two books [Popular Education Practice for Youth and Community Work and Using Theory in Youth and Community Work], I am of the opinion that they are essential texts for 1st year students embarking on a youth and community course/5(9). Using Theory in Youth and Community Work Practice Theory and Youth and Community Work Practice This is an essential and relevant book for youth and community practitioners. Miss Tracy Ramsey. Social Work Department, Liverpool Hope University. J Using theory in youth and community work practice Parkin, Chris ; Buchroth, Ilona This text explores a range of theoretical perspectives that guide the practice of community and youth work and related occupational fields. Get this from a library! Using theory in youth and community work practice. [Ilona Buchroth; Chris Parkin;] -- 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.

Book Reviews Using theory in Youth and Community Work Practice Ilona Buchroth & Chris Parkin (eds.) Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd () pp. Pbk. £17 ISBN Reviewed by Brian McGinley, Lecturer, University of Strathclyde This book is timely and meets the current need to bridge the gap between theory and community practice. Sections on: the context of community work practice; case studies of practice; and influence, organization and professional growth. Good chapters by Baldock on the origins of community work, practice and theory (Tasker) plus some useful case studies. Henderson, P. and Thomas, D. N. (eds.) () Readings in Community Work. George Allen and. One response by youth workers and youth services to was to move to alternative ways of working – in particular detached youth work, issue-based projects and, in Scotland, youth cafes. With numbers attending youth clubs and centres in decline there was a domino effect. Theories, Practice, and Evidence edited By Karen Ful B right-a nderson and Patricia a us P os economic, and civic outcomes for children, youth, families, and neighbor-hoods; build the capacity of local governments and communities to work more important precursor to and outcome of successful community change work.

inform youth work practice. formal knowledge (scholars) and practical knowledge (practitioners) can build ‘local knowledge’ collaboratively (Cochrane-Smith, 51). drawing attention to the blending of field research and practitioner stories may change the way we regard and provide professional development in youth work supervision. Ilona Buchroth is the author of Using Theory In Youth And Community Work Practice ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 0 reviews, published ) and Using Theor /5(7). 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. Using theory in youth and community work practice. Available in book and e-book form. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Chris Parkin, Ilona Buchroth Date Publisher Learning Matters Pub place Exeter Volume Empowering youth and community work practice ISBN ISBN eBook. Access the eBook.