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Exploring the conceptualization and research of empowerment in the field of youth
Úcar, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Pedagogia Sistemàtica i Social)
Jiménez-Morales, Manel (Universitat pompeu fabra. Departament de Comunicació)
Soler Masó, Pere (Universitat de Girona. Departament de Pedagogia)
Trilla Bernet, Jaume (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Teoria i Història de l'Educació)

Fecha: 2016
Resumen: The concept of empowerment has become increasingly widespread in recent years. Its use is still, however, somewhat controvesial and diverse, particularly when referring to young people. This article presents a systematic analysis of how empowerment has been conceptualized over the past 15 years and has been applied to young people. A systematic search of the major databases filtered by relevance provided 297 bibliographical references. The results confirm the ambiguous nature of the concept and the imprecision with which it is used, although they do link its use to three common concepts: power, participation and education. The concept of youth empowerment needs to be defined in order to highlight any nuances that distinguish it from the generic use of the term. The main dimensions associated with youth empowerment have been identified as: (a) that of growth and well-being; (b) relational; (c) educational; (d) political; (e) transformative; and, finally, (d) emancipative.
Derechos: Català. Creative Commons
Lengua: Català.
Documento: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Materia: Joves ; Adolescents ; Pedagogia social ; Apoderament juvenil ; Empoderamiento de los jóvenes ; Responsabilitat i autonomia dels joves
Publicado en: International journal of adolescence and youth, 2016 , ISSN 2164-4527

DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2016.1209120

15 p, 1.0 MB

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