Book/Printed Material Handbook of youth and young adulthood : new perspectives and agendas /

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Handbook of youth and young adulthood : new perspectives and agendas /
Summary
The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labor market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this handbook introduces up to date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a an authoritative and multi-disciplinary overview of a field of study that offers unique insight on social change in a advanced societies and is aimed at academics, students and researchers and policy-makers. The handbook introduces some of the key theoretical perspectives used within youth studies and sets out future research agendas. Each of the ten sections covers an important area of research - from education and the labor market to youth cultures, health and crime whilst discussing change and continuity in the lives of young people. This work introduces readers to some of the most important work in the field while highlighting the underlying perspectives that have been used to understand the complexity of modern youth and young adulthood. -- Back cover.
Contributor Names
Furlong, Andy.
Created / Published
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009.
Subject Headings
-  Youth--Social conditions
-  Young adults--Social conditions
-  Jeunes
-  Age adulte
-  Conditions sociales
-  Changement social
-  Erwachsener (18-25 Jahre)
-  Jugend
-  Soziale Situation
-  Jongeren
-  Sociale situatie
-  Erwachsener <18-30 Jahre>
Genre
Aufsatzsammlung
Notes
-  Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Medium
xvi, 475 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
HQ796 .H2559 2009
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Description
The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labor market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this handbook introduces up to date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a an authoritative and multi-disciplinary overview of a field of study that offers unique insight on social change in a advanced societies and is aimed at academics, students and researchers and policy-makers. The handbook introduces some of the key theoretical perspectives used within youth studies and sets out future research agendas. Each of the ten sections covers an important area of research - from education and the labor market to youth cultures, health and crime whilst discussing change and continuity in the lives of young people. This work introduces readers to some of the most important work in the field while highlighting the underlying perspectives that have been used to understand the complexity of modern youth and young adulthood. -- Back cover.
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Furlong, Andy. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: New Perspectives and Agendas. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009. Web.. https://lccn.loc.gov/2008035735.

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Furlong, A. (2009) Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: New Perspectives and Agendas. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/2008035735.

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Furlong, Andy. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: New Perspectives and Agendas. London ; New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009. Web.. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/2008035735>.