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Research outputs: YOUNG PEOPLE

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2021 The Oxford handbook of global south youth studies

Ninety percentage of the worlds youth live in Africa, Latin America and the developing countries of Asia. Despite this, the field of Youth S...

2019 Social network interviewing: a southern methodological innovation that aims at maximising emancipation: understanding adolescence in African contexts

Social network interviewing (SNI) is an exploratory research and intervention tool from South Africa aimed at creating a template for young ...

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2018 Lifting young people out of poverty: factors that influence the transition

Despite the inequality of opportunities in South Africa, some young people do overcome the odds and transition out of income poverty. ...