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I'm one of Thatcher's children - Youth and Generation

As a fully-paid up member of the loony left I was recently horrified to find out that in generational terms I am one of ‘Thatcher’s Children.’ 1,524 more words


From Being to Becoming - Young people and the project of the 'self'

Much research conducted with young people shows us that they place a high value on maintaining ‘balance’ in their lives. This generation, perhaps more than any other, has to live with the almost continual pressure to ‘achieve’ – to endlessly pursue self-development in order to stay ahead of the pack. 863 more words


Gender, Youth, Community, Methodology and More:

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

There are only two directions in which to work towards the abolition of dying: either endless prolongation of one’s own life or a sudden common ending of life. 1,177 more words

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 Studies