The Journal of Contemporary Community Education Practice Theory. The Concept Journal offers a lively independent forum for critical debate and exchange of ideas in contemporary Community Education. Community Education is seen in the broadest sense to include community work, adult education and youth work and takes place in a range of settings and agencies. We see the concept of community education as dynamic and diverse and do not seek to reflect a fixed view.

Concept is published three times per year in Spring, Summer and Winter



Community Development Reader now available online


First published in 2006 this Concept publication Participation in Community Development: Problems and Possibilities is now available electronically thanks to the Community Development Journal. The full publication is available from the link in the navagation bar above.


Posted: 06-02-2014

Concept Youth Work Reader 2013 - Standing at the Crossroads: What future for Youth Work?

Available from link on our archive  
Posted: 12-03-2013
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Vol 7, No 3 (2016): Winter 2016

Table of Contents


A Genealogy of Youth Work’s Languages: Founders PDF
Allan Clyne 13
Austere Lives: Marginalised Women Gaining a ‘Voice’ in the Former Durham Coalfields PDF
Jo Forster 13
Possibilities of a Community Centred Pedagogy: A Snapshot of a Reading Project in Cape Town PDF
Salma Ismail 11
Easter Rising Dublin 1916: Learning the Legacy of a Revolutionary Moment as a Subjugated Discourse in Scotland PDF
John Player 10
Political Education in Scotland: A Practitioner’s Perspective PDF
Neil Saddington 4


Review: The Stigma of Poverty: Challenges, Interventions and Possibilities 29 September 2016 PDF
Luke Campbell 4
Book Review: Leona M. English and Catherine J. Irving (2015), Feminism in Community: Adult Education for Transformation PDF
Bríd Connolly 3
Book Review: Akwugo Emejulu, (2015) Community Development As Micropolitics: Comparing Theories, Policies and Politics PDF
Gary Craig 3
Book Rerview: Carol Roy (2016) Documentary Film Festivals: Transformative Learning, Community Building and Solidarity PDF
Kirsten MacLean 4

ISSN 2042-6968 (Online)
ISSN 1359-1983 (Print)