Global Youth and Spaces of Belonging in China, Australia and Tanzania

H CUERVO, J Wyn, J Fu, B Dadvand, C Bilinzozi

Youth Research Centre | Published : 2017


The question ‘where and how do young people belong?’ is central to youth studies, as young people are increasingly mobile, and many are ever more marginalised from economic participation. On a global scale it is common for young people to move to metropolitan areas for education, responding to global labour markets and seeking refuge from environmental and economic degradation, and asylum from violence. This mobility inevitably raises questions about the nature and quality of young people’s connections with people and place (or ‘belonging’).