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Children, youth and the city

Author: Kathrin Hörschelmann; Lorraine Van Blerk
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Routledge critical introductions to urbanism and the city.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than half of the global and around 80 per cent of the Western population grow up in cities. This text provides a vivid picture of children and youth in the city, how they make sense of it and how they appropriate it through their social actions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathrin Hörschelmann; Lorraine Van Blerk
ISBN: 9780415376938 0415376939 9780415376921 0415376920
OCLC Number: 166382836
Description: xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Imagining children and youth in the city --
The causes and effects of social inequalities on children and youth in the city --
Growing up in the city --
Globalisation and youth culture --
Participation and active citizenship in the city --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Routledge critical introductions to urbanism and the city.
Responsibility: Kathrin Hörschelmann and Lorraine van Blerk.

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