Empowering Street Youth

Year: 1992

Author: McFadden, Mark

Type of paper: Abstract refereed

This paper describes the development of the theoretical concept of resistance to schooling and, using recent research, points to some of the problems with this concept. The paper then attempts to expand the concept of resistance and to apply this expanded theory in practice. The paper then details a proposal for research on an educational innovation for street youth which seeks to encourage them back into mainstream education.