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Working with Diversity in Youth and Community Work
This book focuses on the nature of cross-cultural practice, an inevitable aspect of working as a youth and community worker in multicultural Britain today. It enables students to understand how cross-cultural dynamics can set the tone of their relationships with their clients and helps them to understand how individual action and some processes in society can contribute to the marginalisation of others. This book looks at the processes involved in the everyday relationships forged through practice and how these can inadvertently influence the dynamics of oppression through lack of self-awareness or lack of awareness of 'others' in society.
Identity and Culture
De-mystifying Some Concepts
Some Concepts and Theories
Trust and ‘Storying’ in Practice
Understanding the Consequences of Islamaphobia
The Challenge of Globalization
A valuable text providing an exploration of youth and community practice with the context of diversity. The blend of activities, case studies, resources and further reading make this a very positive starting point for students.
This book relates vey well to a number of our foundation degree modules beteen level 4-6. It is well written and addresses a range of issues within both diversity and youth work. really useful addition and will purchased for the College library.
Department of Public Services, Bishop Burton College
I would recommend this book to students who had an interest in working with youth in the community. It provides a very useful introduction to some key concepts and the activities offer a basis for developing interesting discussion
Ms Karen Browne
Institute of Education (Didsbury), Manchester Metropolitan University