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Introduction
University of Borås, Faculty of Librarianship, Information, Education and IT. (PAUS)
2019 (English)In: Young People’s Life and Schooling in Rural Areas / [ed] Dennis Beach and Elisabet Öhrn, London: Tufnell Press, 2019Chapter in book (Refereed)
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Abstract [en]

A key motivation for the research presented in this book is that urban studies dominate contemporary educational research, as highlighted for example by Hargreaves, Kvalsund & Galton (2009). Consequently,  knowledge of young people's marginalisation and participation in education and the wider society is based on observations of life in limited geographical/social contexts. The predominant metrocentricity leads to the neglect of needs that are not present, or readily apparent, in cities (Farrugia, 2014, p. 293) and underestimation of problems faced by rural youth. This is despite findings that it is mainly young people from outside metropolitan regions who express a lack of involvement in Swedish society and a dearth of confidence in both government and parliament (e.g. Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs, 2010). Thus, to obtain a more representative picture of young people’s situations and education we need to explore rural youths and their schooling more broadly and deeply....

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London: Tufnell Press, 2019.
Keywords [en]
Ethnography, Rurality, Schooling, Justice, Equity
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Educational Sciences
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Teacher Education and Education Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-21910ISBN: 1872767745 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-21910DiVA, id: diva2:1367163
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Swedish Research CouncilAvailable from: 2019-11-01 Created: 2019-11-01 Last updated: 2019-11-08Bibliographically approved

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