One of the ideas that came up last week during the youth panel at our Good Ideas Salon in London, was that the term ‘youth,' when referring to an entire generation (or two), is a massive oversimplification.

No more can you generalize the varied actions of adults as being part of an ‘adult culture' can you generalize the behaviors of youth as being reflective of a ‘youth culture.'  Where adults are given any number of demographics to fit into, based on age, class, gender, race, or lifestyle, young people are predominantly still dumped into the graffiti-lined bucket of ‘youth.'

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