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Critical geographies of childhood and youth : contemporary policy and practice

Author: Peter Kraftl
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in Great BritainView all editions and formats

This original book explores the importance of geographical processes for policies and professional practices related to childhood and youth. Contributors from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kraftl
ISBN: 9781847428462 1847428460
OCLC Number: 796215510
Description: XIV, 279 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Editors' introduction: critical geographies of childhood and youth ~ Peter Kraftl, John Horton and Faith Tucker; Part I (Inter)national youth policies: politics and practices of spatial translation: Making 'youth publics' and 'neuro-citizens': critical geographies of contemporary education practice in the UK ~ Jessica Pykett; Youth policy, neoliberalism and transnational governmentality: a case study of Lesotho and Malawi ~ Nicola Ansell, Flora Hadju, Elsbeth Robson, Lorraine van Blerk, Elodie Marandet; 'Brighter futures, greener lives': children and young people in UK sustainable development policy ~ Bethan Evans and Emma-Jay Honeyford; Places to go, things to do and people to see: space and activity in English youth work policy ~ Richard Davies; Part II Education and employment policies: learning beyond schools and schools beyond learning: The place of aspiration in UK widening participation policy: moving up or moving beyond ~ Gavin Brown; School choice versus social cohesion: examining the ways education policies shape children's geographies in the UK ~ Susie Weller; Lunchtime lock in: territorialisation and UK school meals policies ~ Jo Pike and Derek Colquhoun; Informal education in compulsory schooling in the UK: humanising moments, utopian spaces? ~ Isabel Cartwright; Part III Intervening in 'everyday life': scales, practices and the 'spatial imagination' in youth policy and professional practice: A free for all? Scale and young people's participation in UK transport planning ~ John Barker; Including young people in heritage conservation in Brazilian southern cities: the case of Pelotas ~ Laura Novo de Azevedo; Anchoring identity: the construction of responsibility for and by young offenders in the US ~ Alexandra Cox; Parenting policy and the geographies of friendship: encounters in an English Sure Start Children's Centre ~ Eleanor Jupp; Youth homelessness policy in Wales: improving housing rights and addressing geographical wrongs ~ Peter K. Mackie; Childhood in South Africa in the time of HIV/AIDS: reconsidering policy and practice ~ Amy Norman; Part IV Concluding reflections: Concluding reflections: what next and where next for critical geographies of youth policy and practice? ~ Peter Kraftl, John Horton and Faith Tucker.
Responsibility: ed. by Peter Kraftl.


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"An outstanding critical analysis of youth policy that puts geography centre-stage. Drawing on diverse case studies, the book interweaves theory and practice - listening to and informing Read more...

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