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A Place to Call Home
Author: Barton J. Hirsch

ISBN: 9781591472025
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 17 January 2005
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 18.6 x 3.3
Description:
In A Place to Call Home, Barton J. Hirsch identifies the strengths of after-school settings while challenging them to rise to new levels of excellence. After-school programs have attracted a strong and growing constituency. Parents, educators, researchers, and policymakers are engaged in pivotal debates about how after-school programs should be oriented. Powerful forces are pushing programs to be more school-like and oriented to academic drill. However, A Place to Call Home: After-School Programs for Urban Youth provides convincing evidence that yielding to such forces would be tragic, a wasted opportunity. Through original and provocative analysis, author Barton J. Hirsch describes his research conducted over a four-year period at six Boys & Girls Clubs all located in low income, predominantly minority, urban neighborhoods. Hirsch shows that the culture of the after-school center meets the needs of the urban youth by drawing upon and replicating positive features of the youth's familial environment and peer group. Staff first engage and then socialize youth toward positive identities by means of recreational activities and wide-ranging mentoring relationships. Thes...

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