Researching youth

Table of contents

Introduction
Julie McLeod and Karen Malone

Teddy bear chains and violent femmes: Play, video cameras and the negotiation of (gendered) space
Gerry Bloustien

Representing sexual hegemony: Focus groups and govern mentality
Lyn Harrison 

‘Coming out/going home’: Australian girls and young women interrogating racism and heterosexism
Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

Metaphors of the Self: Searching for young people's identity through interviews
Julie McLeod

The postmodern girl: Education, 'success' and the construction of girls' identities
Johanna Wyn

Diasporic youth: Moving beyond the academic versus the popular in school cultures
Georgina Tsolidis

Youth as an artefact of expertise
Peter Kelly

Researching VET pathways with disengaged and disadvantaged young people
Jennifer Angwin

Youth culture and the texts of the new technologies: Reading the research
Catherine Beavis

If you listen, you will hear: Building relationships using ‘conversational flow’
Christopher Hickey and Lindsay Fitzclarence 

Dangerous youth: Youth geographies in a climate of fear
Karen Malone

Representing ‘class’ in qualitative research
Lyn Yates 

Evaluation report of the Youth Justice Liaison and Diversion Pilot Scheme

This report from the UK looks at the provision of healthcare within the youth justice system, and the results of a pilot program to identify and meet a range of health and developmental issues. Original article

22 Mar 2012

Telstra will stop billing young people up to $100 to use Kids Helpline

A spokesman from Telstra told The Sunday Telegraph the company would stop the charges to the 1800 number from mobile phones. The cost would be covered by Telstra's $250 million support fund for underprivileged customers. Original article

22 Mar 2012

LIFE newsletter

The recent issue of the LIFE (Living Is For Everyone) newsletter features commentary from Chris Tanti, CEO of headspace, on 'Young people, the internet and suicide risk'.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Youth Week 2012 calendar of events

The Youth Week website has an events calendar listing events that have been planned so far for this year's Youth Week. Events can be added and the calendar sorted by location.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Young leaders pave the way for constitutional change

You Me Unity reports on a forum organised by the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern and supported by Reconciliation Australia that brought together 76 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for four days, representing all Australian states and territories. Original article

21 Mar 2012

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