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This week the 2011-2012 cohort of Children & Youth Studies participants are presenting their research designs. As the working titles below indicate, the proposed research projects cover a wide range of issues and areas. This includes revisiting, in novel ways, questions about education, employment and marginalisation that have long attracted attention in CYS, but also exploring new terrains such as the role of social media.

Agnes Kyamulabi The Fate of Young Female Graduates in the Labour Market: A Review of the Role of Education in Enabling Accessibility to Formal Employment
Aleisha Holder How Urban Youth Negotiate Life in Trinidad and Tobago? Linking Social Policies and Social Exclusion
Juan Raul Escobar  Who Sets the Agenda in the Social Networks? A Debate about Youth, Political Socialization and Twitter in Colombia
Hani Shehada Egypt Regime Change and Beyond: Dynamics of Social Media, Social Movements and Youth
Chandni Tandon Drop Out of Girls from Upper Primary and Secondary Education: Views and Perspectives of Girls Living in Resettlement/Unauthorized Colonies and Slum Clusters of Delhi
Shipra Saxena  Young South Asian Migrant Women in the UAE –  Vulnerability or Exercise of an Agency?
Pham Do Nam Count Me In: Needs-based Approach on How Young Physically Disabled People Respond to their Sexual Desire in Urban India
Takahiro Hara How does Cambodian Youth Function in the Process of Cultural Reconstruction after a Loss of the Traditional Culture by the Genocidal Regime of Khmer Rouge? A Case Study of the Khmer Traditional Arts

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