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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

Scotland

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

Scotland

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

Scotland

Pearl Jephcott: The Legacy of a Forgotten Sociological Research Pioneer

Our paper on the legacy of Pearl Jephcott is available online first:

http://soc.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/05/22/0038038514530536.abstract

Abstract
While the lives and works of many sociologists have now been well documented, numerous sociologists at the ‘coal face’ of social research remain ignored. 98 more words

Pearl Jephcott