Forms of Engagement and the Heterogeneous Citizen Towards a reflexive model for youth workshops

@inproceedings{Hodge2012FormsOE,
  title={Forms of Engagement and the Heterogeneous Citizen Towards a reflexive model for youth workshops},
  author={James Hodge},
  year={2012}
}
In social research, as in social activism, words can never be ignored, or they take a savage revenge. But if they are attended to respectfully in all their complexity they provide a guiding thread through otherwise bewildering mazes. In this article we illustrate this general point of method by focusing especially on ‘engagement’. We unpick its ambiguities, detach its baggage, and return its complexities to where they belong, in social experience. We recover the potency it still has… CONTINUE READING