YOUTH IN THE 1990s: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR COUNSELLING AND TEACHING
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AbstractQuite some time ago, UNESCO's Youth Programme undertook a prospective study on Youth in the 1980s. Carried out by thinkers from such varied disciplines as history, philosophy, social science, and joumalism, it was remarkably prescient. By decade's end, the general prediction that structures that held young people back from self-expression would be challenged was given dramatic support. From the Berlin Wall to places further to the East it was the so-called "quiet" generation of young students and workers who were the leaders in this unexpected - and unfmished - "spring time of peoples."