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Youth Marginality in Britain : Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Author: Shane J Blackman; Ruth Rogers; Canterbury Christ Church University.
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Though they tend to get less attention than other disadvantaged groups, huge numbers of young people today in Britain are marginalized, experiencing isolation, social hardship, gender and ethnic discrimination, and overall social stigma-a situation that has been exacerbated by the combination of austerity measures and a weak job market that has all too often cut young people off from support and employment. This  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane J Blackman; Ruth Rogers; Canterbury Christ Church University.
ISBN: 9781447330547 1447330544 9781447330523 1447330528
OCLC Number: 969572785
Notes: "This book largely emerged from a conference hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University in 2014"--Page xi.
Description: xx, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Robert MacDonald;Part One: Youth Policy, Pariahs and Poverty:Critically Theorising Young Adult Marginality: historical and contemporary perspectives ~ Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers;Broken Society, Anti-social contracts, Failing State? Rethinking Youth Marginality ~ Peter Squires;Youth poverty and social exclusion in the UK ~ Eldin Fahmy;Routine sanctions, humiliation and human struggle: qualitative biographies of young people's experience of live marginality ~ Linda Brooks;Normalisation of Youth Austerity Through Entertainment: critically addressing media representations of youth marginality in Britain ~ Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers;Part two: Intersections of Youth Marginality: class, gender, ethnicity and education;Pramface Girls? Early motherhood, marginalisation and the management of stigma ~ Mary Jane Kehily;Leisure lives on the margins: (Re)Imagining youth in Glasgow East End ~ Batchelor, S., Whittaker, L., Fraser, A. and Ling, L.;Asylum Rejected: "Appeals rights exhausted" care leavers facing return and marginality ~ Kim Robinson and Lucy Williams;Responses to the marginalisation of Roma young people in education ~ Jenny van Krieken Robson;Apprentice or Student as alternatives to marginalisation ~ Patrick Ainley;A School for our Community: critically assessing discourses of marginality in the establishment of a Free School ~ Claire Tupling;The Marginalisation of Care: Young Care Leavers' Experiences of Professional Relationships ~ Emma Davidson and Lisa Whittaker;Part Three: Resistance and Ethnography;[B]othered Youth: Stop and search, marginalisation and the policing of belonging ~ Sean F. Murphy;On the Margins: the last place to rebel? Understanding young people's resistance to social conformity ~ Jane McKay and Frances Atherton;'Binge' drinking devils and moral marginality: young people's calculated hedonism in the Canterbury night-time economy ~ Robert McPherson;The New Spectral Army: Biography and youth poverty on Teesside's deprived estates ~ Anthony Ruddy;Conclusions: Advanced Youth Marginality Post Brexit ~ Ruth Rogers and Shane Blackman.
Responsibility: edited by Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers.


This collections showcases contemporary research on multiple youth deprivation of personal isolation, social hardship, gender and ethnic discrimination and social stigma, drawing on findings of  Read more...


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