Youth

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The Betrayal
Winther, Karen
Film/Video
2011
The filmmaker's personal journey to confront her past, baring her soul to those most hurt by her troubled youth when she ricocheted from far-left radicalism to neo-Nazi fascism out of a desperate need...
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Putnam, Robert D.
Book
2000
Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the...
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
2008
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Challenging McWorld
Clarke, Tony; Dopp, Sarah
Book
2001
Coming of Age in America
Friedenberg, Edgar Z.
Book
...
Common Sense for Hard Times: The Power of the Powerless to Cope with Everyday life and Transform Society in The Nineteen Seventies
Brecher, Jeremy; Costello, Tim
Book
1976
Presents a vision of society as it is and as it could be. Putting the problems of contemporary daily life in historical perspective, it reveals that they have their roots in the way our society is org...
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Library: Education, Children Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on education and children.
Critical Paths: Organizing on health Issues in the community
Keck, Jennifer; Dauphinais, Denriette; Lewko, John
Book
1989
The Dignity of Youth and Other Atavisms
Friedenberg, Edgar Z.
Book
...
Espoir Voyage
Zongo, Michel K.
Film/Video
2012
Like many young men of his country, Joanny travelled from Burkina Faso to the more affluent Ivory Coast in search of work and a better life. For many young Burkinabe men this emigration is a ritual an...
Exploring Your Neighbourhood
Scanlon, Tom
Book
1984
A guide for children to learn more about their neighbourhoods.
G-Dog
Mock, Freida
Film/Video
2012
Unlikely gang expert Jesuit Father Boyle, known as G-Dog, creates Homeboy Industries, leading former gang involved youth to become a positive force in their communities.
Inocente
Fine, Sean; Nix, Andrea
Film/Video
2012
Inocente is both a timeless story about the transformative power of art and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America: children.
An Interview with Patricia Campbell: Against The Current vol. 123
Finkel, David
Article
2006
Patricia Campbell is President of the Irish Independent Workers Union (IWU), an independent trade union and social movement in both the north and south of Ireland. She is a deputy editor of the journa...
Long Way From Home: The story of the Sixties generation in Canada
Kostash, Myrna
Book
1980
An account of the upheavals and transformations experienced by those who came of age in the 1960s, a time when international currents of change intersected with specifically Canadian events and circum...
Make a Difference: Student Activities for a Better Environment
Ellis, Toni; Scanlan, Tom
Book
Make a Difference is book for students in grades 6, 7 and 8. It provides educational material on a variety of environmental concerns through exercises, charts and tables, illustrations and a glossary...
New Reformation: Notes of a Neolithic Conservative
Goodman, Paul
Book
1969
Goodman says: "For green grass and clean rivers, children with bright eyes and good color whatever the color, people safe from being pushed around so they can be themselves -- for a few things like th...
Obsolete Communism: The Left-Wing Alternative
Cohn-Bendit, Daniel; Cohn-Bendit, Gabriel
Book
1968
An account of the May 1968 uprising in Paris, positing a left radical alternative to the encrusted beliefs of the old left and the right. A comment on power, on bureaucracy, and on the paths to libera...
The problem with education? Children aren't feral enough
Monbiot, George
Article
2013
The 10-year-old Londoners I took to Wales were proof that a week in the countryside is worth three months in a classroom.
Sex-Pol: Essays 1929-1934
Reich, Wilhelm; (Baxandall, Lee, ed.)
Book
1934
Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
The Socialist Register 1968: Volume 5: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1968
Street children: New Internationalist April 2005 - #377
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2005
A look at the lives of street children around the world. Discussion of the challenges they face day-to-day and what some are forced to do to survive.
Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals
Goodman, Paul
Book
1951
Whatever the subject, Goodman asks: What blocks and limits human freedom, joy, and creativity? What tends to release, free, liberate? In criticizing society and life his purpose is to improve. Goodman...
Wheel of Fortune: Work and Life in the Age of Falling Expectations
Swift, Jamie
Book
1995
Jamie Swift combines sharp-eyed journalism that brings out the nuances of daily life with a penetrating analysis of jobless recovery. He describes the emerging world of work through the eyes and exper...
Young Radicals
Keniston, Kenneth
Book
...
The Youth Communes
Ald, Roy
Book
1970
A short survey of American youth communes of the late 1960s.
Youth Subdued: 8 Ways Young Americans Have Been Dominated
Levine, Bruce E.
Article
2011
Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. But now young Americans—even more so than older Americans—appear to have acquiesced to the idea that the corporatocracy can completely ...
Youth & Unemployment: A Source Book
Book
1977
A document prepared by Kevin Collins, Program Director of Income Security for the Canadian Council for Social Development (CCSD), for a 1976 CCSD consultation on "Youth Development: The Need for Inte...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Campaign for Nuclear Phaseout
CNP is a non-profit initiative directed by a steering committee of activists across Canada. CNP encourages the phaseout of nuclear power in favour of safer, cleaner and more economic energy alternativ...
SEEDS Canada Foundation
An education support organization for schools across Canada providing environmental education and sustainability education materials.
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
UNICEF Canada
To raise funds to help ensure the survival, growth and long term development of the world's children.
Winchevsky Centre (Morris Winchevsky School)
The Winchevsky Centre is a progressive secular Jewish community centre offering intergenerational cultural and educational opportunities emphasizing Jewish history and traditions. Programs reflect a s...
Woodgreen Community Centre
Committed to a comprehensive community approach to enhance the quality of life and self-determination for all people of East Toronto.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

African Union
The African Union (abbreviated AU in English, and UA in its other official languages) is an intergovernmental organization consisting of 53 African states. Established on 9 July 2002, the AU was formed as a successor to the Organi...
Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
East African Community
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi and Republic of Rwanda with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzan...
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...

Sources Library

Children & Youth Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to children and youth in the Sources directory for the media.
Children, Adolescents and the Media
Strasburger, Victor C.; Wilson, Barbara J.; Jordan Amy B.
2008
Provides comprehensive, research-oriented background to the developmental impact of the varied interactions children and adolescents have with the modern media.
The Dependent Generation
Half Young European Adults Live with their Parents
Malik, Shiv
2014
Almost half of Europe's young adults are living with their parents, new data suggests – a record level of dependency that has sobering social and demographic implications for the continent.
17 Year Old Canadian Documentary Filmmaker Awarded Kim Phuc Youth Award for Peace
Sources News Release
2015
Kasha Sequoia Slavner, 17 year old filmmaker, writer & advocate for peace was selected as the recipient of the first ever KIM PHUC YOUTH AWARD FOR PEACE by The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, for h...
Wandervogel
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Wandervogel is the name adopted by a popular movement of German youth groups from 1896 onward. The name can be translated as migratory bird and the ethos is to shake off the restrictions of society an...
Young Adult Canadian Book Award
2006
Winners from 1981 on.

From the Connexions Archives

Youth Corps
Organization profile published 1976
Organization
1976
An organization in which young people grow through community service.
Youth Employment Lobby. Terms of Reference
Article
1978
The purpose of YEL is to mount a campaign for full youth employment by focussing in on the real causes of youth unemployment, the shortage of jobs and the myths which blame young people for their dile...
Youth Program
Organization
1982
The Youth Program is one project of the Legal Resource Centre of the University of Alberta.