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The positivity imperative: a critical look at the ‘new’ youth development movement
The field of youth development, long given over to discussions of youth as a time of storm and stress, raging hormones and problem behavior, has increasingly turned to look at the ‘sunny side’ ofExpand
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Youth Rising?: The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy
Over the last decade, «youth» has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world ­ whether as an ideological symbol, social category orExpand
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In the best interests of youth or neoliberalism? The World Bank and the New Global Youth Empowerment Project
Youth, and youth employment especially, have jumped to the forefront of the international development agenda, driven by new funding and reporting priorities of the World Bank and allied internationalExpand
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Putting school commercialism in context: a global history of Junior Achievement Worldwide
The literature on school commercialism, despite a number of successes in battling advertising and marketing in schools, has often seemed to only scratch the surface of corporatization of K‐12Expand
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On the Problem of Over-researched Communities: The Case of the Shatila Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon
Concerns about the problem of over-research have been reported in communities around the world, and across a wide range of fields of social science research practice for decades. Yet, despite this,Expand
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On the political economy of youth: a comment
ABSTRACT This article is written as a brief comment on a recent discussion that has taken place in the pages of the Journal of Youth Studies on the question of youth, youth studies and politicalExpand
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The deradicalisation of education: terror, youth and the assault on learning
A high profile anti-radicalisation agenda in schools and other educational institutions throughout Europe has risen in response to terrorist attacks on European countries in the first decades of theExpand
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The American Federation of Teachers in the Middle East
The American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) international program is one of the largest of any labor union in the United States, running operations in countries around the world, from Bolivia to BurmaExpand
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The global securitisation of youth
Abstract This article looks critically at the new global youth, peace and security agenda, that has been marked by the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 in December 2015. ItExpand
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On Class, Culture, and the Creation of the Neoliberal Subject: The Case of Jordan
ABSTRACT: A growing body of literature in anthropology, geography, and development studies argues for the need to recognize the importance of local agency, resistance, and contestation in processesExpand
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