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Youth Studies: An Introductionis a clear, jargon-free and accessible textbook which will be invaluable in helping to explain concepts, theories and trends within youth studies. The concise summaries of key texts and the ideas of important theorists make the book an invaluable resource. The book also raises questions for discussion, with international case studies and up-to-date examples: The book discusses important issues within youth studies, for example: education and opportunity dependency and family relations identity and well-being health and sexuality citizenship. Suitable for a wide range of youth-related courses, this textbook provides a theoretical introduction to youth studies. It will appeal to undergraduate students on international academic and vocational courses.
Andy Furlong is Professor of Social Inclusion and Education in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Andy is an educational sociologist with a longstanding specialism in the study of youth and a strong interest in the reproduction of inequalities and in processes of social change. Since 1998 he has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Youth Studies, and his books on youth include Young People and Social Change (with Fred Cartmel, 1997, 2nd edition 2007, Open University Press), Higher Education and Social Justice (with Fred Cartmel, 2009, Open University Press) and the Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood (2009, Routledge).
Table of Contents
List of figures
List of tables
Youth and the life course
Divisions in youth
Education and opportunity
Employment and unemployment
Family, friends and living arrangements
Youth cultures and lifestyles
Health and well-being
Crime and justice
Citizenship and political engagement
Beyond the first world
Working with young people
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