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Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work (Paperback) (Mike Seal)

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The problem of how to respond to violence involving young people continues to challenge youth workers and policy makers across Europe and the world. In this book, Mike Seal and Pete Harris draw on the findings of a two-year European research project—in which peer researchers spoke to young people—to examine different responses to youth violence. Developing a unique analytical framework that combines elements of critical theory, psychosocial criminology, and applied existential philosophy, the authors present a new model to responding meaningfully and effectively to these issues at personal/psychological, community/cultural, and structural/symbolic levels. Through a series of case studies, Seal and Harris show how these approaches have been applied in different practice settings. Essential reading in the fields of youth and community work, social work, criminology, youth justice, and youth studies, this book will stimulate critical new thinking and encourage reflective and theoretically informed responses to addressing youth violence in practice.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Mike Seal
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 2016
TCIN: 51752214
UPC: 9781447323105
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-3525
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