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Youth Studies Misses the Economic Influence

Canadian professor James Côté explained that since the 1980s youth studies focused on working class youth cultures, “increasingly preoccupied with subjectivities,” rather than approaching youth as a whole as a disadvantaged class or proletariat, to use Marxist terminology, disadvantaged economically. 198 more words

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Youth Poverty, Transition and the case of Scotland

Shortly after the Scottish National Party (SNP) was elected to lead a minority government in 2007, they endeared themselves to those on the left by re-introducing the terms… 4,390 more words


Young People, Political Participation and the Scottish Independence Referendum

(This article was published on the National Collective Website which can be found here: http://nationalcollective.com/

The article itself was published here on 15th October 2014: … 1,632 more words


Gramsci and shattering some 'common sense' positions on Youth Unemployment

“Common-sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers”  3,601 more words


Youth Work Today

Youth work as we know it today has developed from a rich tradition that dates back, at the very least, to the latter part of the nineteenth century (Davies, 2008). 3,417 more words