1 The Department of Psychology and Educational Studies, Roskilde University2 Livslang læring, The Department of Psychology and Educational Studies, Roskilde University3 Childhood, Youth and Family Life Research, Department of People and Technology, Roskilde University
Youth and Schooling in a Global Era
This article presents the output from the cross cutting component on education in the research project entitled Youth and the City: Skills, Knowledge and Social Reproduction. The article presents ethnographic data collected in secondary schools in Recife/Brazil, Lusaka/Zambia and Hanoi/Vietnam and discusses methodological challenges in ethnographic and comparative education. Particular focus is on the interaction between education policy reform, classroom practices and young people's negotiation of self and future in a changing world.