Austerity, Youth Policy and the Deconstruction of the Youth Service in England /

This timely book presents a vital analysis of the politics, policy and practice of youth work services in England and the impacts of the austerity agenda introduced after the 2007-08 financial crisis. Davies frames his research within the ideological, political and economic context of the last decad...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Davies, Bernard (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
Edition:1st ed. 2019.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Mapping and Contextualising the Territory: 2007 - 2018. - Part I: THE NEW LABOUR LEGACIES
  • 2. Towards a New Model of Youth Services
  • 3. Practice Under Pressure: From Youth Work to 'Positive Activities'
  • 4. The National Picture: From 'State Monopolies' to 'New Providers'
  • 5. The Local Youth Service Experience
  • 6. Remaking 'The Broken Society'
  • 7. Remoralising the Young
  • 8. Parliamentary Scrutiny
  • 9. Government Policy: How Positive for Youth?- PART IV: YOUTH POLICIES IN ACTION. - 10. Towards a National Service for Youth. - 11. Implementing a National Citizens Service
  • 12. Youth Volunteering - The New Panacea
  • 13. Plugging 'Youth Service' Gaps. - 14. Beyond the State: How 'Voluntary' Is the Voluntary Youth Sector?- PART V: TRAINING AND QUALIFYING FOR WORK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE
  • 15: 'Modernising' Vocational Qualifications. - 16. Higher Education Routes in Transition- PART VI: BEYOND DECONSTRUCTION
  • 17. Defending the Youth Service; Defending Youth Work. - 18. What Future for Youth Policies? What Future for the Youth Service?. .