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The Milltown boys revisited

Author: Howard Williamson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : English edView all editions and formats
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Howard Williamson's 'Five Years' was a ground-breaking study of youth, poverty and crime in the 1970s. At its close, the boys he interviewed were left with few prospects and bleak futures.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Longitudinal studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williamson, Howard.
Milltown boys revisited.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2004
(DLC) 2004020619
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Williamson
ISBN: 1859738192 9781859738191 1859738249 9781859738245 1423747224 9781423747222
OCLC Number: 133165986
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 246 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Renewing contact with the Milltown boys--access and assent --
Methodology --
Looking back on schooling --
Teenage dreams --
Employment "careers"--ducking and diving, dodging and weaving --
Criminal careers--more Monty Python than Al Capone? --
Housing careers--space oddities? --
Domestic lives and personal relationships --
The boys' children --
Health--drink, drugs and deterioration? --
The peer group and leisure activities --
Looking forward, looking back --
Conclusions--did the boys keep swinging?
Responsibility: Howard Williamson.
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'A compelling account of how young people navigate the treacherous waters into adulthood, despite rather ineffective social policies. Williamson's unique role for the past 30 years as a researcher, Read more...

 
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