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Digital services and youth participation in processes of social change: World Café workshops in Finland

Tutkimustuotos: Konferenssiesitys, posteri tai abstrakti

Yksityiskohdat

AlkuperäiskieliEnglanti
Sivumäärä1-30
Sivumäärä30
TilaJulkaistu - 22 elokuuta 2018
OKM-julkaisutyyppiEi OKM-tyyppiä
TapahtumaEuropean Consortium for Political Research General Conference - Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Saksa
Kesto: 22 elokuuta 201825 elokuuta 2018
https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=115

Conference

ConferenceEuropean Consortium for Political Research General Conference
LyhennettäECPR
MaaSaksa
KaupunkiHamburg
Ajanjakso22/08/1825/08/18
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Tiivistelmä

This paper focuses on the role of digital services in empowering youths to participate in social change. The aim is to discover what kind of potential digital services have in creating opportunities for youths of various backgrounds to be active in various processes of change at both the grassroots and policy levels. We also address questions concerning differences between distinct groups in the relationship between ICT proficiency and social participation. The key results of this paper suggest that youths can be engaged to participate by using digital services and becoming active possessors of their human rights. Nevertheless, the role played by power relations and differences in youths' ICT skills must be acknowledged, as they affect opportunities to participate in processes of social change.