Young people, social exclusion and inter-generational tension in a rural Somerset town


Meek, Rosie (2008) Young people, social exclusion and inter-generational tension in a rural Somerset town Children & Society, 22, (2), pp. 124-135. (doi:10.1111/j.1099-0860.2007.00095.x).

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This article seeks to explore how the myth of the ‘rural idyll’ can be detrimental to those who currently experience some of the greatest social exclusion in rural areas — children and young people. The research explores the views and experiences of the young residents of a small town in the south-west of England (n = 157, ages 12–18 years). The results suggest that rural policy and practice have failed to meet the needs of young people, contributing to their social exclusion in rural communities. Community engagement, facilities and youth consultation are discussed in the context of policy and practice.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1111/j.1099-0860.2007.00095.x
ISSNs: 0951-0605 (print)
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ePrint ID: 51854
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March 2008Published
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 18:04
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/51854

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