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Ageism in Youth Studies: Generation Maligned
Ageism is prevalent in a great deal of current scholarship in the social sciences as scholars fault youth for being delinquent or politically apathetic. 108 more words
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
‘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
YOUNG PEOPLE’S TRANSITIONS: DIMENSIONS, DIFFICULTIES AND DIVERSITY
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
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