New learning worlds: the significance of nature in the lives of marginalised young people

This article explores a hitherto neglected issue: the significance of nature in the learning lives of marginalised young people. Drawing on both post-human and sociocultural perspectives, it develops a theoretical analysis of this important subject. It uses research with 114 young people in jobs without training in rural South-west England to analyse how marginalised young people engage with nature and what they learn from it. It concludes that the intra-activity of young people and nature creates the potential for new worlds and bodies, but ones that are still shaped by social inequalities. N ... Show more

Authors: Quinn, Jocey

Published: London, England, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2013

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