Youth at risk or terms at risk?

In this article, [the author asks] how the two terms youth and risk are connected to each other. What are the predominant descriptions for this collective term, and what consequences can such descriptions lead to? In conclusion, [the author asks] if there may be alternative terms that could be used to encourage understanding and active movement in other directions. [The author's] hope is to challenge predominant understandings of 'youth at risk'. To achieve this, we must ask new questions and search for alternative terms. In order to succeed, we need to include those who are affected by the te ... Show more

Authors: Folleso, Reidun

Published: London, England, Sage, 2015

Resource type: Article

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