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More on representation of young people

In social groups on November 21, 2008 at 10:27 am

This follows on from the Barnardo’s ads earlier in the week.

Martin Narey of Barnardo’s in The Times

Most adults chink children are “feral and a danger to society”

Kids these days: are they all bad?

Marcel Berlins in The Guardian

They’re people not animals

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Representation of young people

In social groups on November 17, 2008 at 8:07 am

Some good stuff on the BBC website today linked to the new Barnardo’s campaign “Children in Trouble”.

BBC story

Barnardo’s campaign

Could be a good investigation focus with a ready-made creative task in writing a charity ad to present a more positive representation?

Youth crime – an historical perspective

In issues, social groups on July 27, 2008 at 7:23 pm

Good article about moral panics over youth crime from Mick Hume in The Times.

Disarming Britain

In crime, issues on June 23, 2008 at 7:00 am

Site supporting Channel 4’s season on gun and knife crime in Britain.

The programmes themselves could be good for use in class and might help with resources from other modes, plus there’s a blog and sets of links to other sites focusing on the issue.