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The role of social environment in acquiring agency in Girls Work

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Girls Work is a method of professional youth work that support girls in vulnerable circumstances to develop agency (Bandura, 2006). In doing this, girls mediate between who they personally want to be and what is expected of them by their social environment.

Reference Boomkens, C., Metz, J. W., Schalk, R. M. J. D., & Van Regenmortel, T. M. R. F. (2019). The role of social environment in acquiring agency in Girls Work. Children and Youth Services Review, 104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104399
Published by  ARISI 1 January 2019