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Does social media make young people unhappy?

My notes on Orben, A. & Dienlin, T. & Przybylski, A.K. (2019). Social media’s enduring effect on adolescent life satisfaction. Proceedings of the National academy of Sciences Does social media make young people unhappy? This is the question which this paper by Amy Orbena, Tobias Dienlinc and Andrew K. Przybylskia […]

CfP: Youth Activism and Resistance Conference

And to complete this clear out of things that were in my inbox that looked too interesting not to share: Youth activism and resistance conference, Friday 13th June 2014, University of Leicester, UK On Friday 13th of June the University of Leicester will be hosting one of the British Sociological Association’s Regional […]

CfP: ‘Where Now for Social Justice?’

CALL FOR PAPERS ‘WHERE NOW FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE? THE MARGINALISATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE UK’ Thursday 12th – Friday 13th June 2014 We are inviting abstracts for a Two day Conference at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK on behalf of the Inclusion Equalities and Social Justice Theme and the Research […]

Howard Becker’s 23 Thoughts About Youth

I came across this interesting little post on Becker’s site earlier this week. It’s worth a quick read for anyone interested in youth studies and/or Becker’s work. HT Kip Jones for the video of Becker playing at an ASA conference. Everyone (at least everyone above a certain age) knows–it is no […]

British Sociological Association Youth Study Group: Research Development Workshop for Research Students and Early Career Researchers

British Sociological Association Youth Study Group Research Development Workshop for Research Students and Early Career Researchers BSA Seminar Room, Imperial Wharf, London, Thursday 7th November 2013 The BSA Youth Study Group invites research students and early career researchers working on or with an interest any aspect of youth research to attend a research […]