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Youth work as border pedagogy

Coburn, Annette (2010) Youth work as border pedagogy. In: What is Youth Work? Empowering Youth and Community Work Practice . Learning Matters, Exeter, pp. 33-46. ISBN 9781844454662

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Abstract

With the proposed development of the youth professional and the consolidation of graduate professional qualifications, this is an important time for youth work. This book sets out the current state of debate about youth work for those considering, or about to embark on, a degree course. Contemporary debates in youth work are explored, including youth work as border pedagogy, and help to give students a sense of its history and its future contribution. By combining the experience of its editors and the contemporaneous experience of the voices of contributors, this book provides an excellent introduction to work as a youth worker in the twenty-first century.