Youth in the UK and Greece: young Homeless People and the Meanings of Youth

Skoura-Kirk, E (2004) Youth in the UK and Greece: young Homeless People and the Meanings of Youth. Youth and Policy, (85). pp. 37-51. ISSN 0262-9798. (Full text available)

Abstract

Deals with the ways in which "youth" is being socially constructed in Great Britain and Greece. Interviews with key informants and young homeless people; Themes of dependence and independence, power and powerlessness, youth as a positive power and youth as "danger"; Juxtapositions and dichotomies that characterize the conceptualization of youth in both societies; Curtailment of youth's citizenship status.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Medway
Depositing User: Eleni Skoura-Kirk
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2016 16:04 UTC
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2018 16:06 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/58676 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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