Youth transitions as ‘wiki-transitions’ in youth policies platforms
AffiliationUniversita degli Studi di Cagliari; University of Chester
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AbstractIn recent years, a number of youth-focused online platforms have emerged which, in different ways, seek to support young people across Europe in building pathways to independent adulthood. In this article, we draw on data from Edgeryders, a recent youth policy research project, to reflect on the extent to which online discussion platforms are useful instruments for understanding the challenges youth face in their transitions to independent adulthood across Europe. Noting the collaborative emphasis articulated by both the project designers and participants, we ask how we might make sense of the data – and the meanings conveyed by that data – produced by online projects. We propose the notion of ‘wiki-transitions’ as a means of theorising young people’s use of online space to support their transitions to adulthood.
CitationCuzzocrea, V. & R. Collins. (2019). 'Youth transitions as ‘wiki-transitions’ in youth policies platforms', European Societies,
PublisherTaylor & Francis
DescriptionThe version of a journal article that has been accepted for publication in a journal. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in European Societies on 22/11/2019 available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/14616696.2019.1690158.
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