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Young and lonely : the social conditions of loneliness

Author: Janet Batsleer; James Duggan, (Research fellow)
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anchored in accounts of young people’s personal experiences of loneliness, this book addresses important questions about tackling today’s epidemic of loneliness among young people. It explores experiences of loneliness in early life, how it is navigated when first encountered and considers how social conditions of poverty, precarity, inequality and competitive pressures to succeed can dramatically influence these  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Batsleer; James Duggan, (Research fellow)
ISBN: 9781447355342 1447355342 9781447355359 1447355350
OCLC Number: 1197754757
Description: viii, 200 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Animate, attune, amplifyFinding oneself a loneliness agenda I'm new here: creating a new research project and a young person led research agendaPART I: The social conditions of lonelinessLoneliness and poverty Being an outsider The education system, aspiration and lonelinessPART II: The experience of lonelinessTransitions Loss, grief and lonelinessBeing left out Online spaces and connection PART III: Building friendship and connectionAsking for help and offering connectionYouth work as a method Creativity and solidarity as method: the example of Missing and other stories New ways for thinking and feeling loneliness
Responsibility: Janet Batsleer and James Duggan.

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This book addresses important questions about tackling today's epidemic of loneliness among young people, exploring experiences of loneliness in early life and considering how social conditions of  Read more...

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