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Reflecting on the past : essays in the history of youth and community work

Author: Ruth Gilchrist
Publisher: Dorset : RHP, Russell House Publishing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This fifth collection of essays developed from Durham and Minnesota conferences is designed to encourage the search for better solutions, more enlightened policies and ways of working with young  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Gilchrist
ISBN: 9781905541737 1905541732
OCLC Number: 701012232
Description: viii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface The development of youth work with girls and young women in the nineteenth century Tony Jeffs & Jean Spence, both Durham University A journey through the history of social pedagogy Gabriel Eichsteller, ThemaPra Social Pedagogy Amelia Earhart, occupation: social worker Dan Conrad, University of Minneapolis From Raikes' revolution to rigid institution, Sunday schools in twentieth century England Naomi Stanton, Open University HMI Inspectorate and youth work, 1944 - 2009 Tom Wylie Anomalous identities, youth work amidst 'trashy daydreams' and 'monstrous nightmares' Simon Bradford, Brunel University Crossing borders: reflections on Scotland's first experimental youth centre Annette Coburn & Brian McGinley, Strathclyde University The Kingston Youth Service: space, place and the Albemarle legacy Jon Ord, College of St Mark and St John, Plymouth Lessons from the USA National Youthworker Education Project Sheila Oehrlein, Minnesota Dept of Education Rise and fall of the National Community Development projects 1968-1978: lessons to learn? Keith Popple, London South Bank University From CYSA to CYWU: A radical journey subverted Tony Taylor, In Defence of Youth Work Campaign
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Gilchrist, Tracey Hodgson, Tony Jeffs, Jean Spence, Naomi Stanton, and Joyce Walker.


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