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On My Honour: Guides and Scouts in Interwar Britain

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The article was published on 2002-01-01 and is currently open access. It has received 51 citations till now. The article focuses on the topics: Honour.

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Moulding Future Soldiers and Mothers of the Iranian Nation: Gender and Physical Education under Reza Shah, 1921–41

TL;DR: In this paper, the development of male and female physical education and scouting in early twentieth-century Iran and the construction of ideal gender images through the process of implementation are discussed, and the authors argue that physical education constituted an important medium for the state and its new middle class supporters to convey two major messages, which internally circulated among themselves and reinforced their distinct class consciousness.
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Police-Led Boys' Clubs in England and Wales, 1918-1951

TL;DR: The example of the police-led boys' clubs is used to inform youth justice today as discussed by the authors, and how the example of these clubs speaks directly to youth crime prevention approaches outlined in the UK Government's Serious Violence Strategy.
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Be Prepared: Communism and the Politics of Scouting in 1950s Britain

TL;DR: In this paper, Boy Scouts who belonged or sympathised with the Young Communist League in Britain during the early 1950s were exposed, and in some cases dismissed, by Boy Scouts.
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Youth organizations and the reproduction of nationalism in Britain: the role of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

TL;DR: The authors examines how Urdd Gobaith Cymru, the Welsh League of Youth, has played a significant role over the past 90 years in promoting a Welsh and Welsh-speaking citizenship amongst Welsh youth.
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Introduction: geographies, histories and practices of informal education

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TL;DR: The National Citizen Service (NCS) scheme as discussed by the authors was introduced by the coalition government of the United Kingdom in 2014, and has been successfully used in the UK since 2014 to train children and young people in the social art of citizenship.