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Author France, Alan.

Title Understanding youth in late modernity / Alan France
Published Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 203 pages)
Contents Front cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Outline of the book; Chapter 1 The making of modern youth; Chapter 2 Science and the age of reason: The 'discovery of adolescence'; Chapter 3 Social science and the politicisation of the youth question; Chapter 4 Youth transitions in the age of uncertainty; Chapter 5 Youth, education and the politics of inclusion; Chapter 6 Threatening youth and risky futures; Chapter 7 The marketisation and commodification of youth; Chapter 8 Youth culture and the growth of the 'risk-taking generation'
Summary Embeds our understanding of youth question within a historical context. This book shows how ideas of past political action, in conjunction with diverse paradigms of social science disciplines, have shaped modern conceptions of youth question. It shows how youth question in late modernity is being shaped
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-190) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Youth.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0335215343 (paperback)
0335215351 (hbk.)
0335229743 (electronic bk.)
9780335215348 (paperback)
9780335215355 (hbk.)
9780335229741 (electronic bk.)