Holiday Reading : Youth&Policy and CONCEPT provide sumptuous fare

In the quieter moments of the festive period both Youth & Policy 115 and Concept will provide a sumptuous fare of intellectual delight and refreshment.

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Naomi Thompson informs us.

Youth and Policy 115 is now ready and due to be on the website soon. Attaching here is the pdf in the meantime. Some great contributions – big thanks to our fabulous authors!

‘Youth club is made to get children off the streets’: Some young people’s thoughts about opportunities to be political in youth clubs – Humaira Garasia, Shazia Begum-Ali and Rys Farthing

Uncovering Youth Ministry’s Professional Narrative – Allan Clyne

Attitudes towards working ‘Out-of-hours’ with Young People: Christian
and Secular Perspectives – Peter Hart

Youth Work and the Power of ‘Giving Voice’: a reframing of mental
health services for young people – Ellie Wright and Jon Ord

Informal Education, Youth Work and Youth Development:
Responding to the Brathay Trust Case Study – Bernard Davies, Tony Taylor and Naomi Thompson

Reflections on the Scottish referendum and young people’s participation –Alan Mackie

Engaging youth through restorative approaches – Laura Oxley

PDF of Y&P 115 download here – y and p 115 9.12.15

Meanwhile the latest CONCEPT {The Journal of Contemporary Community Education Practice Theory} is stuffed full of challenging analysis..

Vol 6, No 3 (2015): Winter 2015

Table of Contents


Churning or Lifeline? Life Stories From De-industrialised Communities PDF
Jo Forster
Workers’ Educational Association: A Crisis of Identity? Personal Perspectives on Changing Professional Identities PDF
Sam Davies  
Forum Theatre: Fishbowl of the Oppressed? PDF
Beth Cross, Ian Brookes
Community Education in Scotland, A Tale of Two Anniversaries: The Alexander Report (1975) and the Birth of the Performance Indicator (1985) PDF
Gary Fraser
Theory and Practice: A Student’s Reflections on Their Learning on a Community Education Degree Programme PDF
Thomas Edmond


Review: Anthony B. Atkinson, Inequality: What can be done? PDF
Nigel Hewlett
Review: CONCEPT Seminar, Political Education in Scotland: Looking Back, Looking Forward PDF
Carolyn McKerracher


As we close the year it is fitting to pay tribute to the voluntary endeavours of those producing these two vital journals of analysis, research and opinion, both of which refuse to accept that there is no alternative to neo-liberal conformity.





















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