Migration, Youth and Social Issues in Albania: Kukes Region Case

Enkelejda Cenaj

Abstract


This research was conducted to investigate the realities on the social issues that disturb the everyday living of youth in Albania, focusing on the case of the Kukes Region, by gathering quantitative and qualitative data. Kukes Region suffers from a wide range of socio-economical issues that make the life of the inhabitants difficult and induce them to leave the region. Migration of the population, especially of youth, is one of the main issues that disturb the region. Youth activism has always played an important role in the development of the society and Kukes region is compound by a relatively young age population. In this research 150 people were invited to participate in the questionnaires, 15 people in the opened interviews. The findings revealed that youth in Kukes Region find it difficult to live in the region because of the wide range of social issues like poverty, unemployment, gender issues, etc.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n10p693


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