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Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, and Scanlon f

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083532
eISBN:
9781781706268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The symbolic and material treatment of youth by Irish society in general, and the institutions of Church, State and civil society more specifically, reflect broad social and cultural shifts. In a ... More


Places to go, things to do and people to see: space and activity in english youth work policy

Richard Davies

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter explores the development of youth work policy over a period of significant change under the 1997–2010 Labour governments. As a devolved activity, the English policy context has become ... More


Negotiating tensions and contradictions in youth crime prevention initiatives in Ireland

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, Margaret Scanlon, and Katharina Swirak

in Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083532
eISBN:
9781781706268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083532.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the issue of youth crime, law reform and community based projects for young people at risk. It compares and contrasts mainstream youth services with targeted initiatives, ... More


Informal education in compulsory schooling in the Uk: humanising moments, utopian spaces?

Isabel Cartwright

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Drawing on the author's work as an informal educator in schools in the London Boroughs of Newham and Hackney, this chapter critically explores informal education, and how it can work as a prism ... More


Animate, attune, amplify

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter defines loneliness and explains the approach of the research. The project was committed to investigating loneliness beyond individualising and psychological accounts. Instead there was a ... More


Youth work as method

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter considers the place of youth work projects, and of the importance of engagement, enjoyment, association and accompaniment in the life of neighbourhoods including those visited in the ... More


The ‘soft power’ of marketisation: the administrative assembling of Irish youth justice work

Katharina Swirak

in Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447345701
eISBN:
9781447346579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345701.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter is based on the premise that marketisation extends beyond strategies such as privatisation or monetisation, but encroaches into our life-worlds more subtly. Based on the analysis of ... More


I’m new here: creating a new research project and a young person-led research agenda

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Presenting the co-designed carousel of methods and the iterative conversations which created the research questions and events, this chapter explains the collaborative and youth led research process ... More


New ways for thinking and feeling loneliness

Janet Batsleer and James Duggan

in Young and Lonely: The Social Conditions of Loneliness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355342
eISBN:
9781447355397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355342.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The final chapter concludes by suggesting ways to think and relate to loneliness beyond individualising accounts and in ways that account for social conditions. The chapter returns to the youth ... More


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