Child and Youth Care: Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy

Child and Youth Care: Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy, Practice, and Policy

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ISBN-13: 9780774821315
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 07/17/2012
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Alan Pence is UNESCO Chair for Early ChildhoodEducation, Care and Development, and a professor in the School of Childand Youth Care at the University of Victoria.Jennifer White is an associate professor in theSchool of Child and Youth Care at the University of Victoria.Contributors: Brooke Alsbury, Mackenzie Dean,Sandrina de Finney, B. Denise Hodgins, Mark L. Kelly, Kathleen Kummen,J.N. Little, Alan Pence, Elicia Loiselle, Jonathan Morris, JanetNewbury, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Lorinda Stoneman, and JenniferWhite.

Table of Contents

Preface: A Personal and Professional Journey / AlanPence

Introduction / Alan Pence and Jennifer White

Part 1: Teaching and Theorizing Child and YouthCare

1 Articulating a Child and Youth Care Philosophy: BeyondBinary Constructs / J.N. Little

2 Rethinking Developmental Theories in Child and Youth Care /Veronica Pacini- Ketchabaw

3 Re-Stor(y)ing Professional Ethics in Child and Youth Care:Toward More Contextualized, Reflexive and Generative Practices /Jennifer White

Part 2: Critically Interrogating Gender in Child and YouthCare

4 Doing "Sissy" and "Tomboy":Exploring Childhood Participation in and Resistance to Discourses ofGender and Sexuality / Jonathan Morris

5 Bottom of the Food Chain: The Minoritization of Girls inChild and Youth Care / Sandrina de Finney, Elicia Loiselle, andMackenzie Dean

6 Father Involvement Initiatives: Social Inclusion or the(Re)Construction of Hegemonic Masculinity? / B. DeniseHodgins

Part 3: Expanding Perspectives in Child and Youth CarePractice

7 Northern Canadian Practice as a Site for Exploration ofChild and Youth Care Identities: Inside and Outside Professionalization/ Brooke Alsbury

8 Considering Street Outreach to Youth: Politics, Policies,and Practice / Mark L. Kelly

9 Contextualizing Care: Generating Alternatives to theIndividualization of Struggles and Support by Considering Loss /Janet Newbury

Part 4: Policy Discourses in Child and YouthCare

10 Constructing and Regulating the Young Offender: Trendsin Punishment from Colonial to Contemporary Canada / LorindaStoneman

11 Once upon a Time There Was a Ready Child: ChallengingReadiness as a Single Story / Kathleen Kummen

Afterword / Jennifer White and Alan Pence

Index

What People are Saying About This

Ted Dunlop

This book clearly reflects a professional 'coming of age' [and] makes a strong case for developing a unique professional paradigm that gives voice to the rich variety of issues, contexts, and perspectives that practitioners encounter.

From the Publisher

"This book clearly reflects a professional 'coming of age' [and] makes a strong case for developing a unique professional paradigm that gives voice to the rich variety of issues, contexts, and perspectives that practitioners encounter."—Ted Dunlop, Director, School of Child and Youth Care, Ryerson University

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