Perspectives and Reality of Young People in Slovakia in the Dimensions of Selected Subsystems of Social Policy

  • Michal Imrovič PhD., Department of Social Services and Counselling, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of St. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava
  • Oľga Bočáková doc. PhDr. Mgr. PhD., Department of Social Services and Counselling, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of St. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava
  • Jana Levická prof. PhDr. Mgr. PhD., Department of Social Services and Counselling, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of St. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava
Keywords: young people, social policy, perspective, Slovakia, family policy, employment policy, housing policy

Abstract

Young people are often exposed to various life situations that gradually come during their lives. The quality of life of young people in Slovakia is conditioned by several areas of social policy therefore, these issues are very important for research. The aim of the paper is to point out the analysis of selected factors (areas) that affect the life situations of young people in Slovakia. We pay attention to the areas of support and protection of the establishment of young families and preparation for parenthood, support of employment of young people and support of housing policy of young people. In this paper we work with the analysis of secondary data, which relate to selected monitored areas focused on young people in Slovakia. The data we use in the article are of a quantitative character. We will use the method of analysis, synthesis, induction and deduction to achieve the set goals. Another key method that we use in the paper is descriptive statistics (Rimarčík, 2007; Chajdiak, 2010; Marek, 2015). In Slovakia, the issue of young people often appears only as a political issue. In scientific discourses, the issue of young people is addressed in isolation, as evidenced by several contributions from the authors. The authors of this paper present the problems of selected factors (areas) influencing the perspectives and reality of young people in Slovakia in an integrated manner.

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Published
2022-01-12
How to Cite
Imrovič, M., Bočáková, O., & Levická, J. (2022). Perspectives and Reality of Young People in Slovakia in the Dimensions of Selected Subsystems of Social Policy. LUMEN Proceedings, 17, 324-332. https://doi.org/10.18662/wlc2021/31