Book Chapter

Young women ‘on the margins’: Representation, research and politics

J McLeod, AC Allard

Learning from the Margins: Young Women, Social Exclusion and Education | Published : 2013

Abstract

This collection of ground-breaking international essays address the educational, social, work and biographical experiences of young women who are routinely constructed as ‘at risk’ and on the margins. Drawing on research from an international range of scholars, this book brings together important new perspectives on the gendered dimensions of social exclusion and educational marginalisation. It offers practitioners as well as researchers insights into how to ‘research’ social marginalisation and reflections on projects and programmes that have attempted to do so. Chapters investigate key topics such as: