Educating the Risky Citizen

Young People, Vulnerability and Schooling
  • Rosalyn Black
  • Lucas Walsh
Part of the Innovations and Controversies: Interrogating Educational Change book series (ICIE)


It has been suggested that “[t]here is an indelible, axiomatic connecting line drawn between youth/young people and the future” (Foster & Spencer, 2011, p 128). This connection is ubiquitous within both the policy and practice of schooling, which commonly constructs youth as a state that is, above all, one of becoming various things: as Kelly puts it, “becoming an adult, becoming a citizen, becoming independent, becoming autonomous, becoming mature and becoming responsible” (2011b, p 48).


Labour Market Young People Active Citizenship Youth Unemployment Soft Skill 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosalyn Black
    • 1
  • Lucas Walsh
    • 2
  1. 1.Monash UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Monash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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