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What Is “the Power of the Youth”?

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines race and the politics of youth in Oakland, with particular emphasis on youth activists' alternative vision of the politics of childhood and the place of young people in the ... More


The Youth Food Justice Movement

Garrett M. Broad

in More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287440
eISBN:
9780520962569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287440.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter assesses the benefits and challenges of community-based food justice groups engaging in networks that extend beyond their respective localities. The extension process offered ... More


Civically Engaged Youth

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, and Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book explores youth civic engagement in three global cities in the Americas: Chicago, Mexico City, and Rio de Janeiro. Drawing on interviews conducted by the authors in each of the three cities, ... More


Chicago Youth Activists: Home Matters in Their Search for Democracy

Maria de los Angeles Torres

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines youth civic engagement in Chicago, with particular emphasis on young people's attitudes regarding democracy. Drawing on interviews with directors and youth workers in a variety ... More


Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Jennifer Tilton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

How do you tell the difference between a “good kid” and a “potential thug”? This book considers the ways in which children are increasingly viewed as dangerous and yet, simultaneously, as endangered ... More


Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, and Norma Del Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Although media coverage often portrays young people in urban areas as politically apathetic or disruptive, this book provides an antidote to such views through narratives of dedicated youth civic ... More


Affirming the Young Democracy: Youth Engagement in Rio de Janeiro

Irene Rizzini and Malcolm Bush

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines youth civic engagement in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan region. It first considers the context of young people's civic engagement in Brazil, citing how a series of events in ... More


Emerging Political Identities, Practices, and Temporalities

Maria de los Angeles Torres, Irene Rizzini, and Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book has explored the trajectories, practices, and ideas of civically engaged youth in Rio de Janeiro, Chicago, and Mexico City. The youth activists' civic engagement may provide fresh insights ... More


Mulid al-Tahrir: Semiotics of a Revolution

Amira Taha and Christopher Combs

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Explores the newfound relationship between Egyptians and public space as well as the emergence of resignified subjectivities that developed during the initial eighteen days of revolt in Tahrir ... More


New Paradigms of Civic Participation among Youth: A Study in Mexico City

Norma Del Río

in Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037658
eISBN:
9780252094910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037658.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines new paradigms of civic participation among Mexico City's youth. In recent years, international human rights organizations have stressed the need for participative democratic ... More


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