Date of Award

1971

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

Sociology

Supervisor

Roy Hornosty

Language

English

Abstract

The occupation of the detached youth worker is analysed in terms of marginality, tension and attrition. In spite of the high level of tension the occupation persists and workers remain for approximately two and a half years; this is explained by reference to the occupational ideology.

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