In Their Own Words: Elements of Youth Empowerment in Spain

Pilar Pineda-Herrero, Ingrid Agud-Morell, Anna Ciraso-Calí, Pere Soler-Masó

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    Abstract

    © 2018, © 2018 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. The aim of the HEBE1 project, developed jointly by four universities, is to analyze the spaces, moments and processes involved in the empowerment of young people in order to formulate socio-educational programmes that help them and improve their lives. The articulation of the project focuses on different lines of work and action, one of which is to identify and analyze the spaces in which the empowerment of youth occurs. This article delves into the elements involved in youth empowerment by using a questionnaire administered to young people from Catalonia between the ages of 19 and 25 (n = 1067). This article presents the results obtained for these young people based on their level of empowerment and the elements that characterize them.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)601-613
    JournalJournal of Social Service Research
    Volume44
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2018

    Keywords

    • Agency
    • decision-making
    • employment
    • empowerment
    • vocational training
    • young people

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