Mapping and Contextualising the Territory: 2007–2018
The 2007–2008 global banking crisis and its aftermath. The development and aims of youth policies and of the local authority Youth Service in England in the context of the continuing dominant influence of neo-liberal ideology. Within this period, young people as part the new economic ‘precariat’; continuing political powerlessness; and their involvement in the digital world. Definitions of ‘young people’, ‘the local authority Youth Service’ and ‘open access youth work’.
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