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‘The Rotherham project’: young men represent themselves and their town

Nathan Gibson, Zanib Rasool, and Kate Pahl

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter turns to ‘the Rotherham project’, in which participants aged between 12 and 16 were involved in youth projects at Rotherham United Community Sports Trust. The project aimed to use ... More


So, How Do Friendships Actually Work?

Geoffrey L. Greif

in Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines how friendships operate and are maintained. Men were asked how they were helped by their friends. Being supported, being listened to, receiving advice, and providing ... More


Do Women Feel the Same About Friends as Do Men?

Geoffrey L. Greif

in Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter poses the same question posed to the men to 120 women. Differences do exist between how men and women view friendships though there are also many commonalities. For example, women shop ... More


A sports-based response to youth violence

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter critically examines a project in Cologne, Germany that exclusively uses sport to engage with young people and employs innovative delivery methods to respond to violence, such as the use ... More


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