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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

Politics

The Covenant of Employability

This post first appeared on Katy McEwan’s excellent blog, ‘Uncertain Futures’ – check it out for writing on youth unemployment and precarity.

One of the major changes to education and employment policy over the past thirty years has been the shift in how employment is framed. 1,286 more words

Youth Unemployment

Considering pro-ana as a sexual and gender youth subculture

I had the very great privilege to co-author a chapter with my supervisor, Professor Mary Jane Kehily, for the collection  Children, Sexuality and Sexualization recently published by Palgrave: 706 more words