They have gone to great levels to provide solid evidence of this situation, and a reader can tell that the author feels strongly against the status quo of this matter. I can tell that he feels that youth work ought to be taken much more seriously, though he or she has not stated it in any way on the journal (Donnelly, Peter & Ward, 2013)
To substantiate my resolve on this issue, the author seems to glorify any previous steps taken in light of making youth work a priority in the development of youth. The author constantly stresses the point that education ought to incorporate voluntary service at community level, the same way it did when youth work was an essential part of schooling. He or she also fondly recognizes those who championed for youth work in schools. On the other hand, the author is quick to dismiss any actions contrary to this view about how youth work ought to be considered (Cruddas, 2005).
My understanding of this position, (though the author is not very clear on his position) is that the author realizes that from the very beginning, youth work helped to immobilize and bring youth together for the aim of enhancing community development and ultimately, give them some form of schooling. This initiative worked in helping youth from disadvantaged backgrounds to do something meaningful in their lives and be able to acquire the kind of education that youth privileged to go to school acquired, though not as refined as the latter. (Allen worth, 1997).
It was a community effort to pass education from adults to the youth and writer attributes the success schooling over the years to the initial youth work initiatives. He believes that despite the immense contribution that youth work has facilitated in the success of schooling, it seems to have had a rocky journey from when it first began to where it stands as at now. I understand that the journal is an account of the difficulties in