- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Learning Matters; 1 edition (24 Sept. 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1844452069
- ISBN-13: 978-1844452064
- Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 17.8 x 24.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 397,904 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Managing Modern Youth Work (Empowering Youth and Community Work PracticeýLM Series) Paperback – 24 Sep 2009
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"Accessible layout, reflective activities,current research material and key relevance to the turbulent times of work with young people. The language used is friendly and straightforward,a good introduction to issues and concepts for undergraduates." --Senior lecturer, University of Worcester.
About the Author
Dr Liz Hoggarth is a Senior Research Fellow with the Youth Affairs Unit. Liz has a B.Sc (Hons) degree in sociology and politics, a Diploma in Community Work and a Ph.D on the subject of Community Service Orders. Liz has fieldwork experience in both detached and centre based youth work. She has held senior management posts in training and in local government. These include ILEA (Head of the Youth Service Training Unit), Wolverhampton (Assistant Director, Leisure Services); Birmingham (Assistant Director, Youth, Community and Play); and as Connexions Co-ordinator for Birmingham and Solihull Connexions in its implementation phase.
Bryan Merton MA, PGCE and BA (Hons) is an independent freelance consultant. He is visiting professor at the Youth Affairs Unit, De Montfort University, senior consultant and research associate at the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education and consultant to The National Youth Agency. /par1/Bryan has worked in teaching, youth work, adult and further education and community development.
Mary Tyler is Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Youth and Community Development in De Montfort University’s Youth and Community Division. She is a qualified social worker and has Masters in Deviancy and Social Policy and in Education Management. She worked in many roles with young people and communities before working at the National Youth Bureau (now the NYA) and the Open University. She teaches and acts as professional tutor for youth and community work students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels specialising in management teaching.