Young People at the Centre: Participation and Social Change

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Jane Foster, Kumi Naidoo
Commonwealth Secretariat, 2001 - Social Science - 123 pages
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"Youth participation" is a popular buzzword in today's development lexicon. But when is it a practical instrument of development, and when is it mere window-dressing? What does it mean in today's rapidly changing societies - participation in change itself?
 

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Contents

Chapter 2
15
Chapter 3
31
A Study Visit to Malawi
44
Bluepeace Conservation in the Maldives
61
Population Control through the Empowerment
79
Chapter 5
106
Contributors
123
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About the author (2001)

Jane Foster is a former Head of Youth Affairs at the Commonwealth Secretariat. She is now Chief Operating Officer of CIVICUS (World Alliance for Citizen Participation). Kumi Naidoo is Secretary General and CEO of CIVICUS.

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