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Author Kahane, Reuven, 1931-

Title The origins of postmodern youth : informal youth movements in a comparative perspective / Reuven Kahane ; in collaboration with Tamar Rapoport
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 1997


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Description xiv, 266 pages ; 25 cm
Series International studies on childhood and adolescence ; 4
International studies on childhood and adolescence ; 4
Contents Pt. I. Youth and the Code of Informality. 1. The Changing Concept of Youth in Modern Societies. 2. Toward a Theory of Informality -- Pt. II. Three Paradigms of Youth Movements. 3. The Emergence of European Youth Movements. 4. The Loose Youth Movement: The German Wandervogel. 5. The Established Youth Movement: The British Boy Scouts. 6. The "Official" Youth Movement: The Soviet Komsomol. 7. Conclusion: Informal Movements as Forerunners of Postmodern Youthfulness -- Pt. III. The Combinative Type: Israeli Pioneering Youth Movements. 8. The Social Context of the Israeli Pioneering Youth Movements. 9. Major Israeli Movements in the "Golden Period" 10. Major Transformative Patterns of the Israeli Youth Movements. 11. Informal Activities in the Israeli Youth Movements. 12. Informal Knowledge and Curricula. 13. Moratorium in Three Socialization Agencies: A Comparative View. 14. Informal Agencies of Socialization and Role Development. 15. Informal Framework and Civic Culture
16. Preliminary Reflections on Western Youth: Europe and America. 17. Epilogue: Postmodern Variations of Informality -- App. A Comparative View: The Emergence of Postmodern Youthfulness in Non-Western Countries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [217]-252) and index
Subject Adolescent psychology.
Interpersonal relations in adolescence.
Social interaction in adolescence.
Youth movements -- History -- 19th century.
Youth movements -- History -- 20th century.
Author Rapoport, Tamar.
LC no. 97013319
ISBN 3110154323 (cloth : alk. paper)