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    Culture, Politics,and Irish School Dropouts. Constructing Political Identities

    Fagan, Honor (1995) Culture, Politics,and Irish School Dropouts. Constructing Political Identities. Bergin & Garvey.

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    A necessary element for constructing a political practice around early school-leaving is a grounding in the material terrain that early school-leavers occupy. This involves highlighting their struggle in terms of acknowledging the specificity of their demands, their concrete resistances, and their efforts towards a public sphere of influence. There are many practical ways of achieving this grounding, but the following is a reading of some conversations I held with a group of early school-leavers which I see as providing a text that would give some indication of the subjectivities, identities, struggles. and articulations of early schoolleavers.

    Item Type: Book
    Keywords: Culture, Politics, Irish school dropouts
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology
    Item ID: 560
    Depositing User: Honor Fagan
    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2008
    Publisher: Bergin & Garvey
      Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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