Using Theory in Youth and Community Work Practice

by Ilona Buchroth

Part of the Empowering Youth and Community Work PracticeyLM Series Series

Using Theory in Youth and Community Work Practice Synopsis

This book explores a wide range of theoretical perspectives that guide the practice of community and youth work and related occupational fields. It provides a range of practical activities to encourage readers to explore their own theoretical position, while critically engaging with the contemporary theoretical context that is shaping the development of community and youth work practice. Students will find this book an invaluable tool in developing their understanding of theory, and it will help them to holistically and systematically apply their understanding of theory to their relevant practice situation.

Using Theory in Youth and Community Work Practice Press Reviews

This book was clear, thought provoking and an excellent resource for students at all levels of the degree programme. Thank you. (Lecturer, University of Derby.)

Book Information

ISBN: 9781844453009
Publication date: 11th February 2010
Author: Ilona Buchroth
Publisher: Learning Matters Ltd an imprint of SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Categories: Social work,

About Ilona Buchroth

Ilona Buchroth is a senior lecturer in community and youth studies at the University of Sunderland. Prior to this she has worked in community development, youth work, adult education, teaching and lastly for a Local Authority Community Education Service as a middle manager with responsibility for adult education. She has a particular interest in informal education and has maintained an active involvement in the voluntary sector. Chris Parkin is a senior lecturer in community and youth studies at the University of Sunderland. She has spent 10 years working in community development and youth work. Chris has also been a trustee of ...

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