Naomi Thompson

Naomi is lecturer in Youth and Community Work at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her PhD research was on young people's engagement with organised Christianity, she recently did research for the home office around young people and organised crime, to support the development of resources for practitioners, and she is now researching the experiences of young Muslims. She also edits for the open access journal Youth and Policy.


Contributions by Naomi Thompson


Religion, Youth, and Intergenerationality

We begin this interview by asking what is ‘youth’? How do sociologists define it? What are some of the current trends in sociological research on youth? What, if anything, is distinctive about youth experience? Discussion then turns to ‘religion and youth’, focusing on why scholars might be interested in it, ...