Local constellations of youth participation in compartative perspective. PARTISPACE Deliverable D 6.1.

Year of production: 2018

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This report focuses on how youth participation is contextualised differently in different cities, how it is addressed and supported in different ways by local youth policies, and how this is reflected by different forms of formal youth participation.


Demet Lüküslü
Demet Lüküslü

Demet is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Yeditepe University, and 2023/2024 Mercator Istanbul Policy Center Fellow. She recently worked on the book project (with Janet Batsleer and Harriet Rowley) Young People, Radical Democracy and Community Development (Policy Press, 2022). She has published various book chapters and journal articles in both English and Turkish.

Pais Alexandr

Tuorto Dario

Walther Andreas

Loncle Patricia


The PARTISPACE project provides empirical knowledge on how to broaden the concepts of participation. The core of this knowledge lies in relating individual biographies of young people and the social spaces in which they act in order to understand the meaning of participation from their perspective.