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Youth and society

Author: R D White; Johanna Wyn
Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ; Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"Now in its third edition, Youth and Society remains the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on the sociology of youth. Prepared by leading experts, the book takes a holistic approach to the concept of youth, providing an engaging and authoritative overview of the key debates, research and theories in youth studies. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised to reflect the issues confronting youth, youth  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R D White; Johanna Wyn
ISBN: 9780195575958 0195575954
OCLC Number: 830348749
Description: xi, 318 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Theorising youth. 1. Young people and social change --
2. Class inequality and community resources --
3. Constructing a public presence --
Pt. 2. Social divisions. 4. Gender and sexuality --
5. Migrations and ethnicities --
6. Indigenous youth and colonisation --
7. Rural geographies --
Pt. 3. Social institutions. 8. Youth policy --
9. Family: relating and belonging --
10. Schooling youth --
11. Working the multiple economies --
Pt. 4. Social identities. 12. Youth identities and culture --
13. Youth in a networked age --
14. Well-being and risk --
Pt. 5. Social issues. 15. Violence and crime --
16. Climate change --
17. Complex lives.
Responsibility: Rob White and Johanna Wyn.

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Youth and Society 3e, provides a comprehensive analysis of young people's lives in contemporary society in the field of youth studies.  Read more...

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