In the eyes of social workers: The social production of marginality of youth in Hong Kong

Victor Wong, Sammy Chiu

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Abstract

Reports on the study of social workers' perceptions of Hong Kong's marginal youth. Role of state policies in sustaining youth marginality; Stigma and stereotypes regarding marginal youth; Association with triad members; Prejudice against the values and life style of young people; Perceptions regarding physical appearance; Division between those youth who adopt appropriate roles and those who do not. INSETS: Hongkong triads.; criminal activities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-42
Number of pages7
JournalYouth Studies Australia
Volume17
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1998

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