The article examines Finnish youth work and its objectives and development through legislation. The writer of the article Sari Höylä is working at Humak as a senior lecturer.

The original version of the article has been published in: Krappe, Johanna; Parkkinen, Terttu & Tonteri, Anna
(eds.) 2012 Moving In! Art-based Approaches to Work with the Youth. Reports from Turku University of Applied
Sciences 127. Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences.
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