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Bradford, Simon

Works: 9 works in 28 publications in 1 language and 308 library holdings
Genres: Legal instruments 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV1421, 362.7
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Simon Bradford
Research and research methods for youth practitioners by Simon Bradford( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rigorous research is crucial to effective work with young people and increasingly youth practitioners need to be able to develop, review and evidence their work using a variety of research and assessment tools. This text equips students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of research design, practice and dissemination, as well as approaches to evidence-based practice. A clear practice framework informs the book, outlining the significance of research to youth work, especially in relation to designing and developing services for young people. <EM>Research and Research Methods for Youth Practitioners</EM>: <UL> <UL> </UL> <LI>Analyses the research/practitioner role </LI> <UL> </UL> <LI>Explores the ethical context of research in youth work </LI> <UL> </UL> <LI>Offers a thorough analysis of key methodological questions in research in practice </LI> <UL> </UL> <LI>Provides a guide to data collection and analysis </LI> <UL> </UL> <LI>Presents five principal research strategies for youth work: ethnographic work and visual methods; interviewing and evaluation; surveys and evaluation; the use of secondary data and documentary analysis; and researching virtual and online settings </LI> <UL> </UL> <LI>Discusses the implications of research for work with young people as well as its dissemination. </LI> <UL> </UL></UL> Written by experienced researchers and practitioner-researchers, each chapter in this accessible textbook includes an overview, a critical discussion of the pros and cons of the particular method or approach, a case study, a practice-based task, a summary and suggestions for further reading. This textbook is invaluable for student and practising youth workers. It is also a useful reference for other practitioners working with young people
Sociology, youth, and youth work practice by Simon Bradford( Book )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can sociology inform our understanding of young people's experiences? Introducing core theories by drawing on a range of cultural resources - from pioneering research to genre-defining films - this book demonstrates how a sociological imagination can enhance informal educational and social welfare approaches to work with young people
Youth service management : aspects of structure, organisation and development by Simon Bradford( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youth Matters in Surrey by Simon Bradford( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and competence in professional education : as study of youth workers by Simon Bradford( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.P. Bradford family papers by H. P Bradford( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogy of the Bradford-Taylor families; family personal correspondence; Mildred Taylor Bradford schoolwork; business and financial materials, including letter books of Simon Bradford; legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and bills of sale; and printed materials, including clippings and pamphlets. Other family members represented include Mildred Eliza Taylor Bradford and Mildred Percy Saunders Woods
The development, benchmarking and application of a three dimensional thermomechanical finite volume model of ice sheet flow by Simon Bradford( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, sexuality and youth by Simon Bradford( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Research Methods for Youth Work by Simon Bradford( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.65 (from 0.58 for Research a ... to 0.98 for Gender, se ...)

Research and research methods for youth practitioners
English (27)