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An Indigenous Māori Perspective of Rangatahi Personhood  

Adreanne Ormond, Joanna Kidman, and Huia Tomlins-Jahnke

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Oct 2020
Personhood is complex and characterized by what Avery Gordon describes as an abundant contradictory subjectivity, apportioned by power, race, class, and gender and suspended in temporal and ... More

Intergenerational Mobility  

Liana Fox, Florencia Torche, and Jane Waldfogel

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May 2016
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Apr 2017
This article reviews current research on intergenerational mobility, which indicates opportunity for children to move beyond their social origins and obtain a status not dictated by that of ... More

An Intersectional Approach to the “Mobility Trap” That Ensnares Migrant Youth in China  

Xiaorong Gu

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Nov 2020
This essay explores the theory of intersectionality in the study of youths’ lives and social inequality in the Global South. It begins with an overview of the concept of intersectionality ... More

Necropolitics and Young Mapuche Activists as a Public Menace in Argentina  

Laura Kropff Causa

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Nov 2020
Drawing from Latin-American and Argentinean ethnic studies, in dialogue with African philosophy and African youth studies, this essay addresses collective agency as it emerges at the ... More

Personhood and youth-making in contemporary Indigenous Amazonia  

Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen and Alessandra Severino da Silva Manchinery

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Nov 2020
This essay looks at the construction of personhood in Brazilian Amazonia from the perspective of Indigenous youth. In Amazonian sociocosmology, personhood is constructed relationally, a ... More

Precarity, Fixers, and New Imaginative Subjectivities of Youth in Urban Cameroon  

Divine Fuh

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Nov 2020
This essay explores how it may be possible to dismantle and recreate frameworks for understanding youth agency and precarity in African cities. These are places where youth are regularly ... More

Single and Cohabiting Parents and Poverty  

Christina M. Gibson-Davis

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May 2016
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Apr 2017
This article examines the interrelationships among poverty rates, inequality, and nonmarital family structures, focusing on households with a never-married parent, usually the mother, or ... More

Southern theory and how it aids in engaging Southern youth  

Anye-Nkwenti Nyamnjoh and Robert Morrell

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Nov 2020
Southern theory is as an evolving body of thought that places the Global South, understood as a relational concept and category, at the center of theoretical and methodological debates in ... More

Youth Life Writing In a Postcolonial World  

Titas De Sarkar

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Oct 2020
This essay explores how youth identities are constructed in a postcolonial space through life writing. In so doing it challenges conventional understanding of autobiography or testimonio. ... More

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