Youth citizenship: An intersectional analysis

Given the nature of citizenship, and its historical, social and political contentions, there remains a lack of consensus on what constitutes citizenship. The legal definition of citizenship defines the term as the position or status of being a citizen of a particular country, with elements such as a passport, or a national identity. However, citizenship … Continue reading Youth citizenship: An intersectional analysis

Critical youth work

Historically, the primary focus of youth work has been on risk prevention and rehabilitation to keep young people off the streets, an approach known as a person-centered approach [3]. The person-centered approach has led to service providers to regard young people as problems requiring a solution or intervention.  More recently, however, youth programs and initiatives have … Continue reading Critical youth work