5 edition of Youth work and working class youth culture found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -205) and index.
|Statement||Norman Gillespie, Tom Lovett, and Wendy Garner.|
|Contributions||Lovett, Tom., Garner, Wendy, 1959-|
|LC Classifications||HV1441.G8 B454 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 208 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||208|
|ISBN 10||0335094813, 0335094805|
|LC Control Number||92009361|
McDowell begins her book with an impressive and very insightful review of the current debates regarding conditions of reflexive modernity and neo-liberal versions of a post-industrial economy. Google Scholar Griffin, C. Sharpe Just like a Girl, Hammondsworth, Penguin, And those are the lucky ones. The analytical and theoretical concepts she developed in the early chapters should have formed the framework within which to analyse the narratives of the young men she interviewed. As opposed to Detached Youth WorkOutreach is seen as an extension to centre-based workOutreach work takes place when workers who are usually centre based go onto the streets with an agenda of their own to pursue, usually to encourage young people to attend their club.
Preview Unable to display preview. He urges critical educators to unite with students and workers in rebellion to form a new pedagogy, and to build a new, democratic society from the ground up. As opposed to Detached Youth WorkOutreach is seen as an extension to centre-based workOutreach work takes place when workers who are usually centre based go onto the streets with an agenda of their own to pursue, usually to encourage young people to attend their club. Other socialists such as Lenin believed that there could be no authentic proletarian culture free from capitalism and that high culture should not be outside the experience of workers. Did the researchers not see the girls because they were not really looking for them?
In the Christian church the main purpose of faith-based youth work may be derived from the biblical commandment to "love your neighbour. The book is based on a series of interviews over a two year period with 24 young working-class men in Sheffield and Cambridge. This youth-centered approach has been shown to be particularly effective at promoting and sustaining youth engagement and for its efficacy across cultural, social and other boundaries. Giroux sets his sights on the war on youth and takes it apart, examining how a lack of access to quality education, unemployment, the repression of dissent, a culture of violence, and the discipline of the market work together to shape the dismal experiences of so many young people. One of its main proponents was Alexander Bogdanovwho had been co-leader of the Bolsheviks with Vladimir Lenin. They often referred to an increasingly diverse audience of youth moving into their communities and their lack of skills in how to adapt their programs to be culturally relevant to these new audiences of young people.
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He urges critical educators to unite with students and workers in rebellion to form a new pedagogy, and to build a new, democratic society from the ground up. Like My Facebook Page If you have made it this far down the sidebar, you might want to check out my other blog on post-Christian ministry:.
Google Scholar 2. A few days later, Gordon Brook-Shepherd, political editor of the Sunday Telegraph, made explicit some of the ideas which underpin this view. And, unlike a lot of critical theory, the book is intelligible and easy to read.
Table 1. Sharpe Just like a Girl, Hammondsworth, Penguin, However, McDowell argues that rather than addressing the political and economic roots of the problems facing young working-class males, both the British media and New Labour rhetoric and policy have put the blame squarely onto the young people themselves.
This includes involving youth as planners, researchers, teachers, evaluators, decision-makers and advocates. Google Scholar Parmar, P. These items clearly link to the goal of building a culturally responsive youth work field and suggest that participants perceive personal and professional changes with 18 hours of training.
Despite society's consistent attempts to regulate youth culture, perhaps the main cause of its demise in recent years is the extension of adolescent behaviour until death by the Edinas and Patsys of this world. In response to this issue, this training curriculum, Culturally Responsive Youth Work: The Journey Matters, was created and an intensive evaluation of the training was done to assess if youth professionals participating were reaching the intended program outcomes.
Rather astutely, McDowell highlights important insights that often get lost in the more ideologically-based debates on these issues, such as the irony of promoting a neo-liberal ideal of full employment in a retrenched workfare state, while individually sustainable employment is disappearing.
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These assessments provided information about short-term learning outcomes and will be further discussed. Results Participants' Learning: Changes in Knowledge and Skills After completing the hour training, participants were asked to self report their changes in understanding of various culturally responsiveness concepts.
The emergence of this thing called "youth culture" is a distinctly 20th-century phenomenon; the collision of increased standards of living, more leisure time, the explosion of post-war consumer culture and wider psychological research into adolescents all contributed to the formation of this new social category defined by age.
Google Scholar Humphries, S. This last skill set, making appropriate adaptations, is one of the most important competencies culturally responsive youth professionals need to attain. One organisation which was based on this was Proletkult which was founded in Russia shortly after the February Revolution.
Further information: Youth voiceYouth activismand Community education Youth empowerment is the deliberate granting of authority to young people by adults. Giroux knows personally this situation; this book is his intellectual autobiography.
The assessment was done by interviewing nearly youth professionals in six regions of Minnesota.Rethinking ‘youth culture’: Birmingham and beyond What is ‘youth culture’? Is it still a useful and relevant concept, or has it passed its sell-by date?
It draws on material published in the introduction to the book Youth Culture in the Age of Global Media (Palgrave, ), subcultural activity involved working-class young. Redundant Masculinities? investigates the links between the so-called 'crisis of masculinity' and contemporary changes in the labour market through the lives of young working class men.
Allows the voices of poorly-educated young men to be heard. Looks at how the labour market is changing. Emphasises the social construction of gender and racial identities. Apr 18, · The point he makes – powerfully, and accurately – is that the destruction of that culture has left white working-class youth without a ‘story’ to tell about themselves, and that such a.
Practical youth work activities are the heart of any youth group. These pages highlight the different sorts of activities that are a part of a youth group’s activity programme. Jun 13, · "This book will appeal to a wide audience. It so adroitly sums up the state of play in a number of arenas: the contemporary UK economy and the future of work, current debates about gender and identity, the “crisis” of masculinity, and the emerging “problem” of white, working-class boys floundering to hold down jobs and identities that are increasingly ‘redundant’."Author: Linda Mcdowell.
Lily Montagu, girl’s work and youth work. Lily Montagu () was one of the founders of the National Organization of Girls Clubs (now Youth Clubs UK) and a key figure in the development of Jewish youth work.
A short biography prepared by Jean Spence.