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Young people in transition : becoming citizens?

Author: Christopher J Pole; Jane Pilcher; John Williams; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this collection represent a major contribution to our understanding of youth and transitions to key areas of adult citizenship, including employment, independent living arrangements and political participation. The education of children and young people in 'citizenship' usually emphasizes either rights or responsibilities, through the concept of 'active citizenship'. The central concern of the book is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Young people in transition.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
(DLC) 2004063290
(OCoLC)57319760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Pole; Jane Pilcher; John Williams; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230597778 0230597777
OCLC Number: 681901021
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 208 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Young people in transition : becoming citizens? : an introduction / Christopher Pole, Jane Pilcher and John Williams --
Complex transitions : linearity and labour market integration in the west of Scotland / Andy Furlong [and others] --
Learning for life? The postwar experience of apprenticeship / Sarah Vickerstaff --
Girls' transitions to work and adulthood in the 1960s / Henrietta O'Connor and John Goodwin --
Fashioning flexibility : dissolving boundaries between employment, education and the family among A-level students engaged in full-time schooling and part-time jobs / Pat Allatt and Carolyn Dixon --
Leaving the home in comparative perspective : negotiating processes and meanings / David H.J. Morgan, Jackie Patiniotis and Clare Holdsworth --
Youth unemployment and social exclusion / Ken Roberts --
Citizenship education : the French and English experience / Dina Kiwan and Nadia Kiwan --
Young people as 'active citizens' : towards an inclusionary view of citizenship and constructive social participation / Noel Smith, Ruth Lister and Sue Middleton --
Engaged cynics? Young people's involvement in politics and decision-making in the UK / Eldin Fahmy.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Pole, Jane Pilcher and John Williams.
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The essays in this collection represent a major contribution to our understanding of youth and transitions to key areas of adult citizenship, including employment, independent living arrangements and  Read more...

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