Standpoints: Attitudes of young people and youth workers to development and global justice issues
This report presents the findings of a qualitative research project investigating the attitudes of adults and young people involved in youth work towards development and global justice issues, and explores the implications of these findings for youth work practice.
The report discusses knowledge of the world; sources of information, knowledge and awareness of global justice issues; responses to development and global justice issues. While they could see much that is positive, the report concludes that there is a need for a strategic and multifaceted response to the range of issues which confront young people and youth work, including issues of development and global justice.
This report offers a detailed description and analysis of attitudes of both young people and youth workers towards development and global justice issues in Ireland. Contents:
- Literature review
- Attitudes towards development and global justice issues: Young People and Youth Workers
- Comparing and interpreting the findings for youth workers
- Conclusion and recommendations
The report balances presentation of data and graphs with readable analysis and conceptualisation, and offers a fascinating insight into views of young people and youth work towards development issues.
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Visit: National Youth Council of Ireland development education programme