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A Symposium Celebrating the Life and Work of Pearl Jephcott

College Court Conference Centre

University of Leicester

July 9th 2015… 436 more words

Pearl Jephcott

Guest Post - Robert MacDonald reflects on the Journal of Youth Studies conference

Having missed out on going to the Journal of Youth Studies conference in Copenhagen this year, I asked Professor Robert MacDonald to write a short piece on his experience there for the blog. 1,468 more words


2015 - National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth

2015 National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth (NWAAIY)
May 17 to May 23, 2015






Official Website: http://savethekidsgroup.org/2015noyouthinprison/

Half Sheet 2015 National Week Flyer… 850 more words

School To Prison Pipeline

Informal Learning Experiences of Young People During the Scottish Independence Referendum

The following is published in the new edition of the journal ‘Concept’ (Vol. 6 No. 1 Spring 2015) – available here: http://concept.lib.ed.ac.uk/index.php/Concept/article/view/284

Alan Mackie: Doctoral Student, Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh. 1,400 more words

Youth Participation

Youthful Resistance: a free workshop in Leicester

This blog has been a little dormant for the last few months, squeezed by multiple other demands on my time. To the extent that I do New Year’s Resolutions at all, one of the things that I want to try to achieve this year is to get back into the habit of regularly writing for this site. 296 more words

City Of London Anti-Apartheid Group

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

Global Problems

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