673.5 Contemporary perspectives of Brazilian youth sociology

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 11:45 AM
Faculty of Economics, TBA
Oral Presentation
Tom DWYER , University of Campinas, Brazil, Brazil
This paper will review recent efforts to synthesise national sociological production, and also that of other relevant disciplines, on Brazilian youth. Work carried out in eight areas of youth research will be examined briefly: 1. History of concepts and theoretical and methodological assumptions into research on youth, 2. Demographic characteristics of youth, 3. Identity and generation, 4. Consumption and leisure, 5. Family, Marriage and Sexuality, 6. The State and political values, 7. Education and employment, 8. Internet participation and communication. The paper shall refer to  how the theme of  the Buenos Aires ISA Forum, ‘social justice and democratization’, has been represented.