Social Work, Social Welfare, Unemployment and Vulnerability Among Youth

Vibeke Bak Nielsen (Toimittaja), Petra Malin (Toimittaja), Ilse Julkunen (Toimittaja), Lars Uggerhøj

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Social Work, Social Welfare, Unemployment and Vulnerability Among Youth critically analyses contemporary welfare state interventions on unemployment and poverty among youth in a context of societal transformation. It also considers how we can develop future knowledge and methods in evolving welfare institutions.

Young people constitute a group that is particularly exposed to high unemployment, identity and future uncertainties, economic difficulties, and educational and housing challenges. Experiences from social work and research have shown that young people often face multiple issues, which are often interlinked. In social work this is a challenge owing to little  knowledge on the most pressing needs of different groups – seen from the perspective of young people themselves. The authors focus on the tension points in practice and examine policy developments around young people and welfare dynamics based on discussions and research in the Nordic countries and beyond. In doing so, this book connects research-based knowledge with the challenges social workers meet in their everyday practices.

It will be of interest to all scholars, students, and professionals working within the following fields: social work, social policy, child and youth studies, and sociology.
ISBN (painettu)978-0-367-56208-3, 978-0-367-56210-6
ISBN (elektroninen)978-1-003-09679-5
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TilaJulkaistu - 24 toukok. 2022
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