Youth work in South Africa

SOURCE: South African youth context: the young generation
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2011
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Bhana, S.Swartz, S.Taylor, D.G.Scott, N.Dlamini, M.Vawda
SOURCE EDITOR(S): B.Magongo, M.Motimele
KEYWORDS: DEVELOPMENT, NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE, SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, WORK, YOUTH
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 7331

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Abstract

This chapter defines youth work and youth worker. It shows the distribution of youth workers in South Africa by province and gender and discuss documented problems and challenges of youth work in South Africa and elsewhere.