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This book introduces the inter-disciplinary study of childhood and youth and the multi-agency practice of professionals who serve the needs of children, young people and their families. Exploring key theories and central ideas, research methodology, policy and practice, it takes a holistic, contextual approach that values difference and diversity. It examines concepts such as identity, representation, creativity and discourse and issues such as ethnicity, gender and the ‘childhood in crisis’ thesis. Furthermore, it challenges opinion by exploring complex and controversial modern-day issues, and by engaging with a range of perspectives to highlight debates within the field.

Entitlement and Potential—Overcoming Barriers to Achievement
Entitlement and potential—Overcoming barriers to achievement
DavidStewart and TinaHarris
Introduction

In entering into any analysis around barriers to achieving potential, regardless of setting or vocation, it is critical to note and understand the entitlement of each individual and the responsibilities placed upon organisations. Schools in particular must take account of the general teaching requirements of the Revised National Curriculum, published in 2002, to provide an inclusive curriculum as detailed ...

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