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Social inclusion for young people: breaking down the barriers Print

The European Youth Partnership - a cooperation body between Council of Europe and European Commission - has published key findings from a research seminar on the theme of "Social inclusion and Young People". The articles included give a picture of the forms of social exclusion affecting young people nowadays and provide evidence of the progress of strategies to promote social inclusion.


Contents

Foreword
1. Social inclusion and young people: breaking down the barriers
2. Social exclusion and young people: some introductory remarks
3. Disadvantage in youth transitions: constellations and policy dilemmas
4. Poverty and youth transitions in Europe: an analysis of the European Communities Household Panel
5. Depending on their parents: risks of social exclusion among youth in north-western Spain
6. European policies on social inclusion and youth: continuity, change and challenge
7. Is there a pedagogy of social inclusion? Critical reflections on European policy and practice in school-to-work transition
8. Educated, (un)employed, activated, included - "participated"? Contradictions in supporting young people in their transitions to work
9. Monitoring policy development in the field of education for active citizenship
10. Kurdish women in Sweden: a feminist analysis of barriers to integration and strategies to overcome them
11. Success stories? Roma university students overcoming social exclusion in Hungary
12. Racialised identities: the experiences of minority ethnic trainee teachers
13. Social exclusion or alienation? Understanding disability oppression
14. Social inclusion, young people and sexual health: what are the links?
15. Fostering social inclusion through a change of language education policies: lessons from Luxembourg

Book cover

Helen Colley, Philipp Boetzelen, Bryony Hoskins and Teodora Parveva (eds): Social inclusion for young people: breaking down the barriers. Strasbourg: Council of Europe 2007.
ISBN: 978-92-871-6100-0

The book can be obtained through every bookshop or at the Council of Europe online bookshop.

Last Updated ( Friday, 05 September 2008 )
 

Project supported by funding under the European Union's Sixth Research Framework Programme - Coordinated by IRIS e.V.

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