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Changing Experiences of Youghby Jeremy Roche
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Examining the various experiences of youth in multicultural societies, Changing Experiences of Youth highlights the many complexities, contradictions, and achievements that characterize the experiences of our youth today. The authors explore young peopleAEs lives and experiences, services provided for young people, and the experiences of those who work with youth. This innovative anthology covers issues such as incest, anorexia and bulimia nervosa, and racism and violence, but also includes essays by those who have survived and built upon similar experiences. It also addresses the major issues affecting young people that are rarely acknowledged, including self-help, community contributions, discrimination, isolation, treatment, and mistreatment. Changing Experiences of Youth is invaluable to those training to work with young people in social work, youth and community work, education and health care, and criminal justice settings, and will also be relevant to those already with working with youth.
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Designed for a course at the Open University in Britain, offers students going into social work and other helping professions perspectives on contemporary life by young people and the people and institutions that work with them. Presents first-hand accounts of issues such as incest, eating disorders, homelessness, racism, and other forms of violence. Based on the opinion that youth are discriminated against in all forms of local and national politics.
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This innovative collection looks at the diverse experiences of young people in a multicultural society and of those who work with them. It covers a wide range of topics including: young people's lives and experiences; services provided for young people; and experiences of those who work with young people.
This innovative collection looks at the diverse experiences of young people in a multicultural society and of those who work with them.
The volume is strengthened by the presentation of firsthand accounts of issues including incest, eating disorders, homelessness, racism and other forms of violence, by people who have survived and built upon these experiences.
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