Innovation in Youth Work : Thinking in Practice

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Innovation in Youth Work [pdf] edited by Naomi Stanton


Setting the scene

11 What Sort of Future? Tony Jeffs

Thinking innovatively about youth work

18 Philosophy and Youth Work Simon Frost and Mike Seal

22 Creating Spaces for Radical Youth Work? Malcolm Ball, Tania de St Croix and Louise Doherty

26 Empowerment, Power and Powerlessness Emma Wilkinson and Paul Leonard

30 Spiritual Development and Youth Work Maxine Green

34 Anti-oppressive Youth Work with Young People with Disabilities Liz Woolley

Thinking innovatively about youth work measurement

38 Innovations in the Measurement of Youth Work: measuring success in terms of young people’s wellbeing
Ian McGimpsey

44 Innovations in the Measurement of Youth Work: the contribution of qualitative longitudinal methods
Aniela Wenham

50 Using Participatory Research: potential and pitfalls Adefemi Adekunle

Doing innovative practice

54 Empowering Young People through Social Action Katharine O’Brien

58 Working with Conflict and Aggression Naomi Stanton

64 Supporting Volunteers in Youth Work Wendy Wiggins

70 The Place and Use of Mentoring with Young People Tina Salter

Applying for funding in challenging times

76 Supporting Local Youth Work: A United States perspective on developing proposals for funding
Elaine Johannes with Kali Summers

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