Identities of Youth Work and Civic Action Research Program 2005–2007

The research program begun in 2005 and focused on investigating Finnish youth work and the civic activities of youth. The project’s main outcome was the Finnish article anthology Nuorisotyötä on tehtävä (Youth Work Must Be Done).

The project continues in 2010 for the following sub-project: Aktiivisen kansalaisuuden mahdollisuudet hallintojohtoisessa ja ruohonjuuritason prosessissa: vertailututkimus EU:n nuorisopoliittisesta kokouksesta ja Maailman sosiaalifoorumin nuorisoleiristä (The possibilities for active citizenship in an administration led and grassroots process: a comparative study of an EU youth policy meeting and a World Social Forum youth camp). The project researcher is M.Soc.Sc. Sofia Laine.