I will talk about the notion of locations and forms of power. In politics and social science, power is the ability to influence the behaviour of people. In order to live together, members of a community accept rules and laws. It helps to create social cohesion, but it can also lead to conflicts and tensions. Even when authority seems absolute, there are always counter-powers which question it, aim at limiting its excesses and resist it.
Here, I will talk about the young people in our societies.
[...] Indeed, many young people are active and want to change the society and the world. They're not stupid as some adults might think. The journalist noted that young people are very aware of the world's problems. Indeed, they face the gap between poor and rich, they are dealing with debts for their education, they know about the pool of underemployed and unemployed, they know about the environmental crisis, the political monoculture In sum, they're young and full of energy, so they're determined to make a difference. [...]
[...] But finally, demonstrating is a right, and is even one of the only ways that young people have to be heard, as they do not have much power. So, we studied the live interview of two young people from a demonstration in London. The youth of the capital had gathered peacefully for the climate, to protest against the inaction regarding global warming. For the two interviewed, this demonstration was important and marked by a strong solidarity between young people who care about the world and fight for their future. [...]
[...] Thus, many young people leave their comfort of life to fight poverty in the world. Most often in Africa, they help the populations, help to build infrastructure, help with the education, promote sport Young people are open to the world and are dreaming of a better one Often victims of stereotypes, we have seen that young people are finally active in their societies. They take initiatives and do everything in their power to promote change. We didn't mention it but as a connected generation, they also raise funds on the internet and create a lot of associations. [...]
[...] Places and forms of power – What power and determination do young people have to promote change in our societies and in the world of today? I will talk about the notion of locations and forms of power. In politics and social science, power is the ability to influence the behaviour of people. In order to live together, members of a community accept rules and laws. It helps to create social cohesion, but it can also lead to conflicts and tensions. [...]
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