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Young people and youth policies in Spain in times of austerity: between juggling and the trapeze

The aim of this article is to present and discuss the situation regarding young people and youth policy in Spain via the parameters of the magic triangle linking policy, research and action: (1) the situation of young people in Spain today -some indicators are highlighted regarding the main challenges and opportunities for young people, with references to the so-called"Ni-Nis" (neither studying nor working)- and the movement of the"outraged" youth that occupied the streets of Spain"s major cities in May 2011; (2) the current approaches adopted by public youth policies in Spain and limitations and difficulties encountered by the government in attempting to meet the demands of young people; (3) social work with young people and professionals involved in youth policies. In the last section, we conclude with some open questions and proposals for the immediate future

漏 International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 2014, vol. 19, n煤m. S1, p. 62-78

Taylor and Francis

Author: Soler Mas贸, Pere
Planas Llad贸, Anna
Feixa, Carles
Date: 2014
Abstract: The aim of this article is to present and discuss the situation regarding young people and youth policy in Spain via the parameters of the magic triangle linking policy, research and action: (1) the situation of young people in Spain today -some indicators are highlighted regarding the main challenges and opportunities for young people, with references to the so-called"Ni-Nis" (neither studying nor working)- and the movement of the"outraged" youth that occupied the streets of Spain"s major cities in May 2011; (2) the current approaches adopted by public youth policies in Spain and limitations and difficulties encountered by the government in attempting to meet the demands of young people; (3) social work with young people and professionals involved in youth policies. In the last section, we conclude with some open questions and proposals for the immediate future
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ISSN: 0267-3843 (versi贸 paper)
2164-4527 (versi贸 electr貌nica)
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/10256/9288
Language: eng
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Collection: Versi贸 preprint del document publicat a: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02673843.2013.823552
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Is part of: 漏 International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 2014, vol. 19, n煤m. S1, p. 62-78
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Title: Young people and youth policies in Spain in times of austerity: between juggling and the trapeze
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