This unit identifies young people as global citizens and considers their transitions to adulthood in the context of culture, socio economic status, family, education and employment. The unit will explore and apply theories in sociology to consider the impact of globalisation, global structures and current trends on young people in the global community. It is particularly important for practitioners across the youth work, community development, and criminal justice sectors, who will be working with young people in the context of globalisation and growing interdependence.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Students will be provided with a reading list via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):