Child and Youth Care

Child and Youth Care

Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy

eBook - 2011
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Critical and postmodern perspectives have been largely underexplored in the field of child and youth care. This book addresses the gap, showcasing cutting-edge approaches to policy, pedagogy, and practice from diverse perspectives and professional settings. The authors challenge deep-seated assumptions about child and youth care by reinterpreting core concepts such as ethics and outcomes and raising questions about underlying goals and premises. Can the ends of practice be separated from the means? For whose benefit are interventions designed? By recognizing a range of social and political influences on children and youth, this volume bears witness to exciting developments in child and youth care.

Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, ©2011.
ISBN: 9780774821322
0774821329
9780774821308
0774821302
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 236 pages) : illustrations, digital file

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