Men on a Mission: Valuing Youth Work in Our Communities by William Marsiglio

By William Marsiglio

Men on a Mission presents the 1st finished research of guys who paintings and volunteer with young children in quite a few public settings. This enticing booklet brings to existence different histories and reviews of fellows who've labored as coaches, academics, early life ministers, probation officials, great Brothers, Boys & women membership employees, 4-H brokers, and the like.

Drawing on in-depth interviews with males among the a long time of nineteen and sixty five, ethnographic observations, and greater than 20 years of study on fathers, William Marsiglio explores the various features of male mentorship of teen, together with the motivating elements, the effectiveness of differing interpersonal suggestions, how the paintings is perceived, the impacts that formative years paintings and fathering exert on one another, the ways that such volunteerism impacts men's own improvement, and the effect of social coverage and programmatic projects. He additionally highlights well timed public debates in regards to the feminization of labor with children, the tradition of worry coming up from the exploitation of kids, public discussions approximately fatherhood, and neighborhood projects to assist at-risk youth.

Situating men's early life paintings in historic viewpoint and discussing the prestige of adlescent at the present time, this unique and groundbreaking research deals a forward-looking imaginative and prescient for purchasing males extra concerned, and concerned extra productively, in supporting childrens thrive.

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