publication . Article . 2018

Marginalised youth, criminal justice and performing arts: young people's experiences of music-making

Parker, Andrew; Marturano, Naomi; Lewis, Gwen; Meek, Rosie;
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  • Published: 14 Sep 2018 Journal: Journal of Youth Studies, volume 21, pages 1,061-1,076 (issn: 1367-6261, eissn: 1469-9680, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
In recent years a plethora of arts-based projects and interventions targeting marginalised children and young people have emerged a number of which have focused specifically on music-making. Resulting research has often highlighted the social, psychological and emotional benefits involved (see, for example, De Viggiani et al, 2013) although few studies have explored the connections between music-making and mentoring with young people in educational contexts. This paper comprises a small-scale, qualitative study of one such intervention in a secondary school in the South of England. Analysis of transcripts from one-to-one interviews with participants (pupils) age...
free text keywords: Sociology and Political Science, General Social Sciences, Life-span and Life-course Studies, H1, M1
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