Practical perspectives on youth


作者:by Odianose Dominic Matthew


出版社:Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co.



ISBN:978-1-61204-290-9 ; 1-61204-290-2

Foreword by Dayo Isreal 'In today's dynamic world where youth development should be in the front burner of every African government portfolio, Practical Perspectives on Youth written by Odianose Dominic Matthew becomes a handy guide in youth work. The author's practical solutions proffered from a background of research and experience gained while working with young people are commendable, and an asset that qualifies him as an authority in the field.' - Dayo Isreal, Former United Nations Youth Ambassador, Nigeria The book contains eight chapters that deal with an aspect of a youth problem and how it can be overcome. The issues include mobilising youth and directing them toward a common goal; social networking; civic duties and obligations to the state; youth and crime; HIV/AIDS and risky behaviours; drug abuse; and becoming financially independent. Raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Odianose Dominic Matthew is a lover of music, lawn tennis, and mentoring young people. Writing is his passion. He currently resides in London with his family. He has being volunteering as a youth mentor, training youth ambassadors for a family and youth charity organisation based in Abbeywood, London. There he was honoured with a Southwark Star Award by the mayor of Southwark in 2013. He is Alumni of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Nigeria, where he earned a BA in philosophy and holds an OCR diploma in children and youth workforce. He holds a diploma in working with children and families in the UK.

  • Endorsement for Practical Perspectives on Youth(p.xv)
  • Foreword(p.xvii)
  • Introduction(p.xix)
  • Chapter 1: Who Is a Youth?(p.1)
  • United Nations Statistical Tables(p.116)
  • Bibliography(p.123)