Citizens of the Future: How young people perceive social problems from both local and global perspectives

Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz , Anna Zalewska

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The aim of this research is to find out how young people understand, identify sources of their knowledge and describe their reaction towards them. More precisely: How do young people understand the key social issues? Where does their knowledge come from? Does the level of optimism towards the key social issues seen from a local perspective depend on age, sex and ecological niche? 372 pupils aged between 11 and 17  underwent the test. Data was collected on their opinions, their optimism/pessimism, and their sources of information. The researchers used qualitative and quantitative methods, a rarely implemented triangulation method that helps to select key questions and relationships, as well as to explain their sources and mechanisms. 

Author Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz
Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz,,
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, Anna Zalewska (Wydział Psychologii)
Anna Zalewska,,
- Wydział Psychologii
Pages97-101
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Book Ross Alistair, Cunningham Peter (eds.): Reflecting on Identities: Research, Practice, and Innovation, 2008, CiCe Publications, DOI:ISBN 978-0-9560454-7-8
DOIDOI:ISBN 978-0-9560454-7-8
Languagepl polski
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