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Democracy Uprisings Led by Global Youth, a new book by Gayle Kimball

Democracy Uprisings Led by Global Youth

Gayle Kimball, Ph.D.

Fall 2017 publication

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Who are Global Youth Activists?

Chapter 2: Recent Youth Revolutions Began in the… 171 more words

Global Youth Activism

The young unemployed and a 'perfect storm' of stigmatisation

‘The imposition of stigma is the commonest form of violence used in democratic societies… can best be compared to those forms of psychological torture in which the victim is broken psychically and physically but left to all outward appearances unmarked.’  (Pinker, 1971) 1,479 more words


Conference: Call for Abstracts


Multi-Disciplinary Conference – University of Edinburgh, 21 April 2017

A one-day conference for youth researchers, policymakers and practitioners sponsored by the University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (No registration fee will be required.) 568 more words

Youth Studies

Ageism: Youth are an Ignored Resource

Ageism: Youth are an Ignored Resource

You’re invited to critique chapters of interest before the book is published.

Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017

Gayle Kimball, Ph.D. 67 more words

Global Problems

Young People and the 'entrepreneurial self'

The notion of ‘choice’ is particularly strong today in public discourse and reflects the increased marketization of our society. As such, young people are expected to have the capacity to be ‘rational planners’ of their future – making short-term decisions based on a long-term goal. 1,687 more words


Youth Matters - Newcastle Conference

I agreed to write a blog on the recent ‘Youth Matters’ conference in Newcastle after discussion with one of the organisers. Having attended the fantastic ‘Precarity Tees’ event the previous month, I thought the odds on this conference being as good were pretty long. 2,302 more words