Keyword: politics

Relationships between health and education providers

Nicholas Lee

In what follows I will identify trends in governance and provision that are making state funded education a more attractive site of activity from the perspective of health... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: health, education, psychology, teaching, politics

Private public education

Faizal Farook

This report gives an overview of the main trends affecting the role and relationship of the private and public sectors in education provision in Britain. Within the context... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: education, politics, multiculturalism, culture

Learning to work in the creative and cultural sector: new spaces, pedagogies and expertise

Dr David Guile

The paper questions the link that policymakers assume exists between qualifications and access to employment in the creative and cultural (C&C) sector. It (i) identifies how labour market... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: employment, creativity, skills, education, knowledge, industry, culture, politics

Young people’s reaction to the feeling of self-inefficacy and the role of technology towards a new kind of citizenship.

Thalia Magioglou

This review paper concerns the issue of citizenship as it applies to young people, especially those who have a sense of inefficacy in the political system. Starting from... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: citizenship, young people, technology, autonomy, community, democracy, society, politics, philosophy

Affect: knowledge, communication, creativity and emotion

Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes

Concerns about emotional well-being have recently become the focus of social policy, particularly in education settings. This is a sudden and unique development in placing new ideas about... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: education, aspirations, communication, creativity, politics, curriculum, knowledge, education institutions

Reworking the web, reworking the world: how web 2.0 is changing our society

Justin Reich

Web 2.0 refers to a suite of technologies that have dramatically lowered the interaction costs of two-way communication over the World Wide Web, which has democratized the production... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: Internet, identity, politics, economics, education, democracy, society, community, citizenship, communication, networks

Identity, community and selfhood: understanding the self in relation to contemporary youth cultures

Sarah Riley

This paper discusses some of the key factors that shape young people’s identity in relation to contemporary youth cultures. It describes a tightening of relationships between identity, leisure... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: young people, culture, neo-liberalism, consumption, leisure, politics, participation, society, individualism

Communities and citizenship: paths for engagement?

Heike Doering

This paper deals with current issues in the constitution and maintenance of communities and the effect on notions of citizenship and public engagement. This review looks at a... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: community, citizenship, engagement, participation, place, accessibility, identity, inclusion, young people, politics