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  • Youth studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the development, history, culture, psychology, and politics of youth.[1]
  • Youth voice refers to the distinct ideas, opinions, attitudes, knowledge, and actions of young people as a collective body.
  • Positive youth development youth development (PYD) programs are designed to optimize youth developmental progress.
  • Youth culture refers to the societal norms of children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Youth politics is a category of issues which distinctly involve, affect or otherwise impact youth.
  • Youth empowerment is a process where children and young people are encouraged to take charge of their lives.
  • The youth rights movement seeks to grant the rights to young people that are traditionally reserved for adults, due to having reached a specific age or sufficient maturity.
  • Youth participation is the active engagement of young people throughout their own communities that can many forms, including decision-making, sports, schools and any activity where young people are not historically engaged.
  • Youth service is widely recognized and valued by society, with minimal or no compensation to the server.
  • Youth work is community support activity aimed at older children and adolescents.

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