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Youth and Policy 112

Building capacity in youth work: Perspectives and practice in youth clubs in Finland and Sweden
Torbjörn Forkby and Tomi Kiilakoski

How do detached youth workers spend their time? Considerations from a time study in Gothenburg, Sweden
Björn Andersson

Gang talking criminologists: A rejoinder to John Pitts
Simon Hallsworth

Enclavisation and Identity in Refugee Youth Work
Martyn Hudson

Aristotle’s Phronesis and Youth Work: Beyond Instrumentality
Jon Ord

Attachment, adolescent girls and technology: a new marriage of ideas and implications for youth work practice
Diane T. Levine and Caroline S. Edwards


[1] The Value of Youth Services towards Child and Adolescent mental health
Matthew Fish

[2] Youth Work and the “Military Ethos”
Janet Batsleer

[3] Racism as Islamaphobia
Bal Gill

Review Article

Independence at risk: the state, the market and the voluntary youth sector
Bernard Davies


Youth and Policy 112 – reviews:

Peter Kraftl
Geographies of Alternative Education
Polity Press 2013

Alan Rogers and Mark Smith (eds.)
Journeying Together: Growing Youth Work and Youth Workers in Local Communities
Russell House Publishing 2010

Sarah-Jane Dodd and Irwin Epstein
Practice-based Research in Social Work: A Guide for Reluctant Researchers
Routledge 2011

Phil Jones and Gary Walker (eds.)
Children’s Rights in Practice
Sage 2011

Gary Craig, Marjorie Mayo, Keith Popple, Mae Shaw and Marilyn Taylor (eds)
The Community Development Reader: History, Themes and Issues
Policy Press 2011

Justine Howard and Karen McInnes
The Essence Of Play: A Practice Companion For Professionals Working With Children and Young People
Routledge 2013

Nikki Giant
E-Safety for the I-Generation – Combating the Misuse and Abuse of Technology in Schools
Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013

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