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Handbook of youth and young adulthood : new perspectives and agendas

Author: Andy Furlong
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge international handbooks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labor market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this handbook introduces up to date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of youth and young adulthood.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008035735
(OCoLC)166372025
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Furlong
ISBN: 9780203881965 0203881966 0415445418 9780415445412
OCLC Number: 456086469
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 475 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Reconceptualizing youth and young adulthood --
pt. 2. Divisions --
pt. 3. Education --
pt. 4. Employment and unemployment --
pt. 5. Dependency and family relations --
pt. 6. Youth, culture and lifestyles --
pt. 7. Civic engagement and disengagement --
pt. 8. Physical and mental health --
pt. 9. Identities, values and beliefs --
pt. 10. Crime and deviance.
Series Title: Routledge international handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Andy Furlong.
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Introduces various perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. This book covers an important area of research - from education and the labor market to  Read more...

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