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Title Youth working with girls and women in community settings : a feminist perspective / Janet Batsleer.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 255 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-240) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Youth workers -- Great Britain.
Girls -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Non-formal education -- Great Britain.
Great Britain.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Girls in the modern world -- Autonomy and relationship -- Empowerment? -- Infomal learning and feminist pedagogies -- Sexuality -- Poverty and motherhood -- Independence and dependency -- Violence -- Community culture and identity -- Feminist youth work in community settings and professional formation -- Established patterns, new directions -- Afterword -- Appendix one: Every girl matters! -- Appendix two: Pearl Jephcott questionnaire -- References -- Index.
Summary Addressing the significant shifts in the social, political and professional context for informal education, this book makes clear the continuities in community-based informal education with girls and argues for its continuing importance. The impact of neo-liberal approaches to empowerment is highlighted throughout. Drawing together historical, theoretical and practice-based work, including case studies from a range of projects, Batsleer offers an analysis of the significant issues that will affect practice in the future and the significance of feminist inspired informal education rooted in spe.
Other Title Print version: Batsleer, Janet. Youth working with girls and women in community settings. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2013 9781409425793