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The FDJ and the Liberal Interlude in Youth Policy, 1963–1965

ALAN McDOUGALL

in Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The construction of the Berlin Wall provided the SED leadership with much-needed breathing space to continue the project of building socialism in the GDR. But the improved living standards that now ... More


The FDJ and the Crises in the Soviet Bloc in 1956

ALAN McDOUGALL

in Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By the mid-fifties the GDR's status seemed more secure than ever. The June 1953 uprising had finally prompted the Soviet Union to give its unequivocal support to the beleaguered East German state. ... More


American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More


Youth Employment Policy 1970–1990: Towards the Exclusion of the Trade Unions

David Marsh

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the development of youth employment policy between 1970 and 1990. There is some evidence that a stable policy community has existed in this area. A single agency, the Manpower ... More


The FDJ and the June 1953 Uprising

ALAN McDOUGALL

in Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In June 1953, the FDJ underwent the first major crisis in its history and communist rule in the GDR was saved only by Soviet military intervention. The roots of this near-collapse can be found in the ... More


Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Harriet Bradley and Jacques van Hoof (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In a period of rapid social and economic change, labour markets are undergoing major transformations. This book explores the changing fortunes of young people in Europe's flexible and precarious ... More


Entitlements and Capabilities: Young People in Post‐Industrial Wales

Jocelyn Kynch

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the indirect influence of Sen's body of work on social policy in relation to youth policy in post-industrial Wales. The devolved Welsh government's policy is influenced by the ... More


Class Dismissed: Fascism’s Politics of Youth

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

in Fascist Modernities: Italy, 1922-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223639
eISBN:
9780520938052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223639.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the attempts made by Benito Mussolini's regime to apply its “therapeutic” politics to young intellectuals and explores how generational tensions within the dictatorship found ... More


Juvenile Justice and Crime Policy in Europe

Frieder Dünkel

in Juvenile Justice in Global Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826537
eISBN:
9781479838004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826537.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates youth justice policies and practice in Europe from a comparative perspective. It focuses on tendencies in youth justice legislation and on the sentencing practice of ... More


Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Patricia Loncle, Gerrit Jackson, and Virginie Muniglia (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

In a period where social unrest manifests itself through the coincidence with young people's dissatisfaction with formal political involvement and the diversification of protest movements across the ... More


Youth policy, civil society and the modern Irish state

Fred Powell, Martin Geoghegan, and Scanlon f

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083532
eISBN:
9781781706268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The symbolic and material treatment of youth by Irish society in general, and the institutions of Church, State and civil society more specifically, reflect broad social and cultural shifts. In a ... More


Youth participation in the framework of the reformulation of local youth policies in Italy

Cuconato Morena, De Luigi Nicola, and Martelli Alessandro

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Three main questions inform the reflections developed through the chapter: 1) what forms of participation and intervention opportunities are offered to youth in a country characterised by a deeply ... More


The marketisation of youth work

Tania De St Croix

in Grassroots Youth Work: Policy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447328599
eISBN:
9781447328612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328599.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Market values and processes have become increasingly dominant in youth work (in England and further afield), and both young people and grassroots youth workers seem to be treated as commodities that ... More


What’s valuable, what’s valued in today’s youth justice?

Anne Robinson

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks critically at the New Labour reforms to the youth justice system and the ideas and values active in political rhetoric, policy and practice throughout their three terms in office. ... More


Juvenile Justice in the Making

David S. Tanenhaus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195306507
eISBN:
9780199850587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306507.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book explores the fundamental and enduring question of how the law should treat the young. Sifting through almost 3,000 Chicago case files from the early 20th century, this book reveals how ... More


The place of aspiration in UK widening participation policy: moving up or moving beyond?

Gavin Brown

in Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter charts the history of British widening participation policy since 1997, suggesting that there have been three distinct phases in the implementation of this policy over this period. The ... More


The global crisis and the ‘age of austerity’

Alan France

in Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447315759
eISBN:
9781447331742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315759.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter the focus is on the economic crisis of 2007 and recent policy initiatives introduced around austerity. Here it is suggested that we cannot understand either the ‘causes’ or the ... More


Divergence and difference: contrasting cross-national experiences of being young

Alan France

in Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447315759
eISBN:
9781447331742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315759.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter the attention is turned Norway, Japan, Spain and Poland to provide a contrast to the other four case study areas that were central to the analysis in the previous chapters. The ... More


Key elements for a new governance of addictive substances and behaviours

Peter Anderson, Fleur Braddick, Patricia Conrod, Antoni Gual, Matilda Hellman, Silvia Matrai, David Miller, David Nutt, Jürgen Rehm, Jillian Reynolds, and Tamyko Ysa

in New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759836
eISBN:
9780191820809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759836.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 2009, the European Commission, through the Social Sciences and Humanities division of the FP7 research programme, challenged Europe to build balanced anti-addiction policies, endorsed by ... More


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