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Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work$
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Mike Seal and Pete Harris

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447323099

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work
Author(s):

Mike Seal

Pete Harris

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0001

In this chapter, the authors introduce the ‘problem’ of youth violence, as well as introducing the youth workers who attempt to redress this problem through youth work. The authors state that they will use case studies in the remainder of the book to investigate, through practical examples, how processes of intervention, prevention and desistance work. In doing this, they will provide an accessible vision for what constitutes a more meaningful youth work response to youth violence. They then go on to outline the structure of the book.

Keywords:   youth violence, youth workers, youth work, intervention, prevention, desistance

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