Research group leader Dennis Eversberg writes for the Archive of the Workers’ Youth Movement about the social-ecological transformation conflict, the mentalities of the young generation and perspectives for the Socialist Youth of Germany.
My topic is the social-ecological transformation conflict and the question what role the young generation and especially the socialist youth plays in it today. To this end, I will first clarify what I mean by “socio-ecological crisis” and “socio-ecological transformation conflict.” Then, on the basis of my own research on socio-ecological mentalities, I will outline how the balance of power in the disputes about whether and how socio-ecological transformation has looked in the German population, especially among the young generation, in the recent past, and shed light on the different dimensions of the socio-ecological conflict. Finally, I will try to reflect on these research results against the background of recent political developments and derive some conclusions on the political situation in which the Socialist Youth of Germany (SJD) – Die Falken operates today.
Eversberg, D., 2022. Der sozial-ökologische Transformationskonflikt und die sozialistische Jugend in Deutschland 2022, Mitteilungen 1/2022. Archiv der Arbeiterjugendbewegung, Oer-Erkenschwick.
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