Category Archives: Youth activists

The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism

Imagine the civil rights movement without freedom songs and the politics of women’s movements without poetry. Or, more difficult yet, imagine an America unaffected by the cultural expressions and forms of the twentieth-century social movements that have shaped our nation. … Continue reading

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Youth and the Politics of the Present – Coping with Complexity and Ambivalence

Book. June 2019. Youth and the Politics of the Present presents a range of topical sociological investigations into various aspects of the everyday practices of young adults in different European contexts. Indeed, this volume provides an original and provocative investigation … Continue reading

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Youth Activists, Youth Councils, and Constrained Democracy

This article provides a critical examination of a common form of adult attempts to promote civic engagement among young people, namely, youth advisory councils. While youth councils have been widely celebrated as an effective way to integrate young people into … Continue reading

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