Stereotyping of Young People – Resource Pack
Recorded on July 2016
Author: The Equality Authority and the National Youth Council of Ireland.
Publisher: The Equality Authority and the National Youth Council of Ireland.
Geographic Coverage: Ireland
Type of Resource: Methodology
Vulnerable groups: Children general
Developed with children and young people? Yes
Type of participation: Consultation with children (e.g. surveys, consultative events or workshops)
Availability: Open Access
Keywords: Abilities, Attributes, Challenge, Institutional Relationships, Local Communities, Media, Resource, School, Stereotyping, Young People
This research highlighted a widespread stereotyping of young people in a range of arenas – at school, in their local communities and in the media. The research concluded that the young people interviewed saw their institutional relationships with adults as for the most part unequal, troubled and rooted in stereotypical ideas about their attributes and abilities.