This article draws on research data from a series of qualitative interviews with professional youth workers to suggest that contemporary English youth policy on citizenship and social action is problematic. It concludes that the civic engagement of young people is best be supported by sustained youth and community work, rather than through the National Citizen Service (NCS)
|Journal||Youth & Policy|
|Publication status||Published - 9 Oct 2017|
Bibliographical noteYouth & Policy grant the author permission to include this copy of the article on their institution’s repository. This is the author’s draft version of the published article:
Murphy, S. (2017) The National Citizen Service and the “Magic Money Tree”, Youth & Policy published online 9th October 2017. Available at: http://www.youthandpolicy.org/articles/ncs-money-tree/.