The Development and Current State of Youth Research in Turkey: An Overview


YOUNG, cilt.20, sa.1, ss.89-114, 2012 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/110330881102000105
  • Dergi Adı: YOUNG
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.89-114


This article aims to provide an overview of youth research in Turkey, from the building years of the Turkish nation-state to the present. It discusses two broad traditions of youth research in Turkey, namely, sociocultural research and psycho-pedagogical research. In particular, it addresses the representative scholarly discourses and the main research lines of Turkish youth research, with specific attention to domestic social context. Adopting a comparative perspective, it also aims to address how Turkish youth research relates to broader trends. Finally, it takes a closer look at the current state of youth research in Turkey.