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  • Mary Jane Kehily

    Published by SAGE Publications Inc Feb 2007, 2007

    ISBN 10: 1412930650ISBN 13: 9781412930659

    Seller: BuchWeltWeit Ludwig Meier e.K., Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

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    Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. This item is printed on demand - it takes 3-4 days longer - Neuware -'The series Youth: Perspectives and Practice provides a distinctive combination of expert commentary, new research, original theorising and critical reflection on how we should understand youth and work with young people. These books deserve a wide readership.the way they are written and organised will make them particularly appealing to students.'Professor Robert MacDonald, University of Teesside'I have found that these books have enlightened and further developed my understanding of young people and are an excellent point of reference to support my work in this field.' Carolyn Moore, Youth WorkerYoung people's lives have changed in dramatic ways in recent years. Important transformations have taken place in the social structures and processes shaping young lives, including education, the loss of the traditional youth labour market, and shifts in the nature of family and intimate relationships. Understanding Youth: Perspectives, Identities and Practices engages with these changing experiences. By drawing on recent research and the insights of young people the book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of youth in late modernity. 'Part 1 Perspectives presents three different ways of conceptualising and understanding youth.'Part 2 Identities considers issues of self and identity.'Part 3 Practices explores the everyday practices that give shape to young people's lives.The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach and presents complex issues in an accessible and interactive way. It will be essential reading for students on courses in youth work, youth studies, education, social work and social policy, and for professionals working with young people in a wide range of settings. Together with its companion volume, Youth in Context: Frameworks, Settings and Encounters, it is a core text for The Open University's third level undergraduate course Youth: Perspectives and Practice (KE308).Mary Jane Kehily is Senior Lecturer in Childhood and Youth Studies at The Open University. 368 pp. Deutsch.

  • Lynn Plimley

    Published by Sage Publications, Inc. Feb 2007, 2007

    ISBN 10: 141292314XISBN 13: 9781412923149

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    Buch. Condition: Neu. This item is printed on demand - it takes 3-4 days longer - Neuware -'An extremely helpful, compact guide for anyone working in early years education. provides clear information for all professionals who work with children from birth to five with autistic spectrum disorders. A short, accessible and reader-friendly book that addresses the key issues' - Nursery EducationLooking at the early years of a child's life, this book provides information on the services that are available for those from birth to five years, and addresses issues related to identification, assessment, teaching and learning and family support. It is illustrated with case studies provided by parents and practitioners. The following areas are discussed:o the Code of Practice for SEN & the SEN and Disability Discrimination Acto identification and assessmento good practice examples of multi-agency collaboration and provisiono partnership with parentso social skills and behaviouro alternative intervention and home-based programmeso the transition from pre-school to school.Professionals in Health, Social Services and Education, pre-school playgroups, nursery staff, parents and carers will all find this book useful.Conference InformationThe Good Autism Practice (GAP) conference is based on the successful foundations of the Good Autism Practice (GAP) journal, which provides a platform for acknowledging and sharing good practice in autism. 112 pp. Englisch.