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Title [sv]
Civila samhället, organiserad och utbildningsresultat för ungdomar i marginaliserade bostadsområden
Title [en]
Civil Societies Organisations and Educational Achievements of Young People in Marginalised Urban Areas
Abstract [sv]
Young people from lower socio-economic strata living in marginalized urban areas have substantially more difficulties in school. These difficulties have a negative influence on the transition to employment. This project aims to study if and how participation in civil society organizations may improve this situation, by reducing early school dropout and helping them through their educational careers. The research questions of the project are: 1) Young people in marginalised urban areas are active in which kinds of civil society organisations? 2) Through which processes does membership in civil society associations affect the educational achievements of young people in school? 3) How does the impact of membership of civil society organisations vary in terms of the educational outcomes of young people, taking account of issues such as gender, class and ethnic background? 4) To what extent does participation in civil society organisations restrict the freedom and mobility of young people and do such restrictions differ based on gender, class and ethnic background? The answers will help us to grasp the significance of civil society organizations for young people?s educational achievements, and in continuation their labour market entry. Our data may be used in general educational policies, and to improve the situation for young people living in marginalized urban areas.
Principal InvestigatorBehtoui, Alireza
Coordinating organisation
Södertörn University
2015-01-01 - 2017-12-31
National Category
LearningSociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)Social Anthropology
DiVA, id: project:1817Project, id: 2014-01795_VR