For We Are Young And ...

Johanna Wyn (editor), Roger Holdsworth (editor), Sally Beadle (editor)
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15 March 2011

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9780522860153

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MUP Academic

For We Are Young And ...

Johanna Wyn (editor), Roger Holdsworth (editor), Sally Beadle (editor)
For we are young and ...? offers a provocative perspective on Australia's young people against a global and local backdrop of uncertainty and change. It asserts the importance of a critically informed and positive approach to youth, moving beyond seeing young people through the lens of shortcomings and problems tobe solved. For we are young and ...? draws directly on the work of the Youth Research Centre at The University of Melbourne and its legacy of innovative and significant research on young Australians. Opening with the theoretical context of youth research, the book draws on contemporary examples to discuss new conceptual and research approaches; the ways in which young people participate in change and the challenges and possibilities that are presented by current conditions. For we are young and ...? identifies emerging issues and future directions for youth research, policy and professional practice.
For we are young and ...? offers a provocative perspective on Australia's young people against a global and local backdrop of uncertainty and change. It asserts the importance of a critically informed and positive approach to youth, moving beyond seeing young people through the lens of shortcomings and problems tobe solved. For we are young and ...? draws directly on the work of the Youth Research Centre at The University of Melbourne and its legacy of innovative and significant research on young Australians. Opening with the theoretical context of youth research, the book draws on contemporary examples to discuss new conceptual and research approaches; the ways in which young people participate in change and the challenges and possibilities that are presented by current conditions. For we are young and ...? identifies emerging issues and future directions for youth research, policy and professional practice.

Johanna Wyn

Johanna Wyn

Johanna Wyn is the Director of the Youth Research Centre at the University of Melbourne and a Professor in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

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Roger Holdsworth

Roger Holdsworth

Roger Holdsworth is a Senior Research Associate of the Youth Research Centre. He has previously been a secondary school teacher, an education consultant and a youth sector policy worker. At the Youth Research Centre he has led programs that have explored possibilities for students' active roles within these communities.

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Sally Beadle

Sally Beadle is a Research Fellow at the Youth Research Centre. She is involved in a diverse range of research and training projects across the Centre. She is increasingly focused on working with young women on wellbeing, health, gender rights and participation projects in international development contexts.

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