Explore Youth Unemployment, Citizenship, and more!

"One framework that I have found useful for studying youth unemployment in the transition from university to a private organisation is citizenship." Applied sociology is useful in studying and improving services and policies for youth.

By Scott Burrows This short article discusses the way I have experienced studying a social policy issue such as unemployment outside of an academic setting.

Without adequate life skills at-risk youth have difficulty adjusting on their own and often end up unemployed, homeless, and potentially living a life of being exploited, prostitution or crime just to survive.  Help us help them: www.oceansharborhouse.org

Homeless youth, a global issue. Without adequate life skills at-risk youth have difficulty adjusting on their own and often end up unemployed, homeless, and potentially living a life

"I have found that the transition from university to a private organisation challenging yet rewarding. The main difference I have found is the tighter deadlines in the private sector than in the academic world... I have also found that in terms of knowledge and professional practice, private organisations require researchers to have knowledge on many projects from a wide range of issues..."   Find out what it's like to be a sociologist working on youth unemployment.

Citizenship forms part of the essential cohesion of social bonds that connect young people to education, housing, transport and other essential social needs.

"Better development in resources and leadership is required to better improve the transition from an academic to a private organisation for someone who is trained in Sociology."

"Better development in resources and leadership is required to better improve the transition from an academic to a private organisation for someone who is trained in Sociology.

The Sociology of Unemployment: A choice between hard labour or destitution? | Irish Examiner

mantra is used to force people, despite their skills and training, into precarious work

This youth unemployment map highlights some predictable bleak spots (almost two-thirds of under-25 year-old Athenians and Barcelonans are out of work) but also some surprises. Even cities that are otherwise doing fairly well are having serious trouble integrating young people into their workforces. Wealthy Stockholm, for example, has a shockingly high youth unemployment rate of 30 percent. There’s also major disparity from city to city, especially in the U.K.

4 Maps Crucial to Understanding Europe's Population Shift - CityLab: Youth unemployment rate

Young people in rural areas feel disappointed that service providers have not been able to help them find a job. At the same time, these youth tend to blame themselves for their unemployment. Social scientists work with communities and local governments to improve unemployment through civic participation.

Research Consultancy to Improve Civic Participation: Challenges and Opportunities

Young and Educated in Europe, but Desperate for Jobs - NYTimes.com

Young and Educated in Europe, but Desperate for Jobs

High unemployment in countries like Spain, Portugal and Greece is hitting young people hardest as they take jobs below their skill level and seek work abroad.

Homeless Youth Project.... Did you know that most youth homelessness is due to family conflict?

Information: Homeless Youth Project. Did you know that most youth homelessness is due to family conflict?

The Growth of College Grads in Dead-End Jobs (In 2 Graphs) - Jordan Weissmann - The Atlantic

The Growth of College Grads in Dead-End Jobs (in 2 Graphs)

British musicians Miss Dynamite and Charlie Simpson stand in line outside a job centre

Minority ethnic workers in UK twice as likely to be unemployed as whites

All developed nations on earth will see job loss rates of up to within the next 25 years, according to a recent Oxford study. “No government is prepared,” The Economist reports.

“The world is facing a worsening youth employment crisis: young people are 3 times more likely to be unemployed than adults and over 75 million youth worldwide are looking for work." ILO (picture is from savetheyouthnow.com and quote from www.ilo.org)

“The world is facing a worsening youth employment crisis: young people are 3 times more likely to be unemployed than adults and over 75 million youth worldwide are looking for work." ILO (picture is from savetheyouthnow.com and quote from www.ilo.org)

Global stratification can vary in types of people and in different countries around the world. Some call it slums while we call it poverty it's all the same and that number is growing every year.

Stats on the Homeless – An Infographic

Statistics on homelessness in the United States. Families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, making up of homeless Americans.

#Infographic: Homeless Youth, Nutritional Vulnerability, and Community Food Assistance Programs from @HomelessHub

Alternative Spin on Getaway Theme: Teen Runaways and Homeless Youth, Nutritional Vulnerability, and Community Food Assistance Programs from

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