Turkey 2008 Human Development Report Youth in Turkey

Book : Turkey 2008 Human Development Report Youth in Turkey

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Social Policy

Publishing Location : Ankara

Published Date : 2008

Publisher : Birleşmiş Milletler kalkınma Programı Türkiye Temsilciliği

Translator : --

Document Type : Report

Book No : 5717

INDEX

Foreword....................................V
Acknowledgements.....................VII
Acronyms......................................IX
Overview and Recommendations............1
Chapter 1 Youth Policy in Turkey
1.1 Selected critical characteristics and issues.......................13
1.2 Is youth policy sufficiently explicit?.................................16
1.3 For a comprehensive youth policy..................................21
Chapter 2 Education Opportunities for Youth..............................25
2.1 Quantity issue: Numbers and percentages in education...............................27
2.2 What about quality?..............................................33
2.3 For more and better education..............................36
Chapter 3 "Young and Healthy"?..............................................................41
3.1 Neither child nor adult, therefore "nonexistent"!....................................43
3.2 What is worse than nonexistence? "Being a nonexistent young woman".........................44
3.3 Truth about sex and drugs or"the good old ways of learning"about them?........................46
3.4 . Healthcare.....................................................48
3.5 Quality of life indicators.................................49
3.6 Fora healthier generation of youth.................................................49
Chapter 4 Youth Unemployment.................................................................53
4.1 Strong economic growth, weaker Human Development...............................55
4.2 Employment issues.....................................................................................60
4.3 Education and participation in Turkey contrasted with the EU......................61
4.4 Employment and youth employment trends...................................................63
4.5 Youth unemployment duration highlights...................................................66
4.6 Education connection.....................................................68
4.7 On rural youth................................................................71
4.8 Turkey needs a youth employment strategy........................72
Chapter 5
Participation................................................75
5.1 Lack of participation hinders Human Development...................77
5.2 Can civil society be an adequate channel for youth participation?..........80
Chapter 6
Vision for the Future...................................................85
6.1 Time for another leap in Turkey...................87
6.2 Young population will start decreasing after 2010.......88
6.3 Education is the first priority...........90
6.4 Employment is the most critical issue.................93
6.5 Development with a human face..........................94
Annexes............................97
Annex One: Turkey: Selected key statistics..............97 Annex Two: Turkish youth statistics....................100
Annex Three:Methodology of the quantitative survey............101
The method...............................................101
Quality check.............................................101
Data entry and analysis.............................102
Sample...................................102
Annex Four: Methodology of the qualitative survey...................108
Annex Five:25 Quality of Life Indicators.......................................110
Annex Six: Where is Turkey according to UNDP Human Development Indicators?..............111 Annex Seven: The position of youth in the labour market in OECD countries.......................112
Endnotes..............................................................114
Bibliography..............................................122