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Clua, Ana; Ferran-Ferrer, Núria; Terren, Ludovic – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
This article aims to contribute to the study of the difficulties that young people face in accessing the public sphere as political actors. It looks at the press coverage and the Twitter activity surrounding the restructuring process and the subsequent dissolution of the Spanish Youth Council (Consejo de la Juventud de España-CJE). A content…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Issues, Citizen Participation, Youth
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Rangel, Clara Lig Long; Proenza, Antonia Zenaida Sanchez – International Review of Education, 2006
In this study we focus on a new program in Cuba, university studies for older adults or seniors. Specifically, we look at the Special Municipality of the Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth) in the context of the larger policy of "universalization of higher education." We provide information about Cuban perspectives on adult education,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Older Adults, Educational Policy
Prescription drugs, a category of psychotherapeutics that comprises prescription-type pain relievers, tranquilizers, stimulants, and sedatives, are among the substances most commonly abused by young people in the United States. Prescription drugs are readily available and can easily be obtained by teenagers who abuse these drugs to experience a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Prevention
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Keniston, Kenneth – Revista de Occidente, 1970
Descriptors: Activism, American Culture, Educational Opportunities, Generation Gap
American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA. – 1985
The United States has the highest rate of youthful drug abuse of any industrialized country in the world. There is a growing awareness that drug and alcohol use are closely connected to other problems such as teenage suicide, adolescent pregnancy, traffic fatalities, juvenile delinquency, poor school performance, runaways, and dropouts. Youthful…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Community Role, Dropout Rate, Drug Abuse
Duran, Carmen; Cuchi, Paloma – 1997
This manual is designed to help the Latino community in its work of incorporating young people into disease prevention efforts and health education. It provides basic information on 12 health themes along with suggestions and resource materials for the instructor. The young people trained through this manual may work in a number of education and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Health Education, Health Personnel, Health Promotion