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Youth Care, Upbringing and Education
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[German Version]

Youth Care, Upbringing and Education (henceforward YCUE, Ger. Fürsorgeerziehung) in pastoral studies relates to children and young people for whom educational provision for life in the family, neighborhood, kindergarten, school, youth group and work training has either broken down, or whose personal development is hampered by significant deficiencies. In these cases YCUE (Youth, Pastoral care of) services enter the educational process. The origins of this care are found in Christian and non-Christian traditions of helping children an…

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Strohm, Theodor, “Youth Care, Upbringing and Education”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 September 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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