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Tony Jeffs

In: The SAGE Handbook of Youth Work Practice

Chapter 3: Looking Over Our Shoulders: Youth Work and its History

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Looking Over Our Shoulders: Youth Work and its History
Looking Over Our Shoulders: Youth Work and its History
Tony Jeffs

To remain ignorant of what has been transacted in former times is to remain always a child. (Cicero)

Introduction

Words and concepts have their own histories. Precision regarding the appearance of a ‘marque’ such as ‘youth work’ is seldom readily to hand. Definitive answers may elude us but even partial ones are helpful. For example, these can help us demarcate youth work’s borders, thereby gaining a grasp of where it, as an entity, begins and ends. Youth work is not a walled well-manicured garden. The fences are ramshackle and intermittent; the borders porous with neighbouring welfare and educational professions who work with young people ...

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