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Chapter 4 Youth Workin’ All over Europe: Moving, Associating, Organising and Providing

context disappears, and an institutionally driven agenda imposes itself on what needs to be a life-world driven practice. Such reductionism decimates practices that focus on informal learning and positive development, the part where the focus is on learning to live a life, rather than merely earn a living

In: Youth Work
Chapter 9 Where Is Faith-Based Youth Work Heading?
Author: Naomi Thompson

be waning. Whilst some of the well-established national organisations delivering youth work are faith-based (see, for example, Young Life and the ymca movement), there is a history of separation of secular and faith-based practice in both the usa and the UK ( Bright et al., 2018 ; Thompson, 2017

In: Youth Work
Chapter 2 Contrasting Futures? Exploring Youth Work across the UK

. Second, improvements in living and housing standards plus falling family size permitted teenagers to carve out their own private spaces wherein they can enjoy electronic entertainment, entertain friends and relax. Simultaneously, affluence promotes a relentless escalation in their access to a widening

In: Youth Work
Author: Paul Bartolo

-esteem was first raised by two humanistic psychologists. Alfred Adler had been among the inner circle of Freud, but he clashed with Freud’s main theory that the root of human motivation was the libido or sexual drive. Adler proposed instead that each individual person’s life was motivated by a struggle to

In: Perspectives on Wellbeing
Chapter 11 Successful Student Mobility

1 Introduction Raka is 24 years old and from Pemalang, in Central Java, Indonesia. He moved to Jakarta when he was 16 years old to find work. Before Raka, his cousin and other friends also travelled to the city from Pemalang, hoping for a better life for themselves and their families. This

In: Preparing Indonesian Youth

1 Introduction Raka is 24 years old and from Pemalang, in Central Java, Indonesia. He moved to Jakarta when he was 16 years old to find work. Before Raka, his cousin and other friends also travelled to the city from Pemalang, hoping for a better life for themselves and their families. This

In: Preparing Indonesian Youth
Author: Claudia Psaila

critical function of religion is spiritual in nature. Although religion serves a host of purposes – providing a sense of meaning and purpose to life, comfort, intimacy, health and self-development – the most essential of all religious functions is the desire to form a relationship with something we

In: Perspectives on Wellbeing
Chapter 5 Restoration of Hope for the Culture
Author: Nadira Jack

leave lasting impressions on your soul. These moments are characterized by flash backs, acute awareness, intense confidence, and culminate in a glimpse of a higher form of consciousness. They restore your reason for living and provide clarity on your true purpose in life. Overwhelmed and frustrated that

In: The Pedagogy of Consciousness
Author: Tanya Merriman

comes to an end altogether. Continued loss of human life and the threat of extinction to elephants are both significant problems. Elephants are known as a keystone species. This means that they are species whose presence is necessary to the health and survival of the ecosystem in which it lives. This

In: Activists under 30
Chapter 2 How Youth Can Use Gaming as an Act of Creation
Author: Jennifer Wyld

mentors, and adult facilitators. 4 Statement of the Problem Identity is a fluid construct that develops throughout life. The roles offered to members of a culture may limit the possible selves of individuals due to many factors including: age, sex, gender, and social status. Despite this

In: Studying Gaming Literacies