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Childhood and Youth Studies

ISBN13: 9781844450756
Author(s): Paula Zwozdiak-Myers
Publisher: Learning Matters, 2007
SKU code: 9781844450756
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This book introduces the inter-disciplinary study of childhood and youth and the multi-agency practice of professionals who serve the needs of children, young people and their families. Exploring key theories and central ideas, research methodology, policy and practice, it takes a holistic, contextual approach that values difference and diversity. It examines concepts such as identity, representation, creativity and discourse and issues such as ethnicity, gender and the achildhood in crisisa thesis. Furthermore, it challenges opinion by exploring complex and controversial modern-day issues, and by engaging with a range of perspectives to highlight debates within the field.

Author(s): Paula Zwozdiak-Myers