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The Changing State of Youth - Phil Mizen

The Changing State of Youth

Paperback Published: 19th November 2003
ISBN: 9780333739501
Number Of Pages: 209

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During the course of the last quarter of the Twentieth-century, we witnessed a dramatic reversal in the fortunes of young people. From being a key beneficiary of the post-war political commitment to inclusion and concession, youth became re-constituted as a much more costly 'state' to be in. This important new text takes as its basic premise the idea that age is a key site of division and explores the key elements of the process by which young people are integrated into society. Both detailed and wide-ranging in its analysis, it provides an accessible introduction to the major issues involved in the study of youth.

'This is a lively, engaging, authoritative and well-written book.' - Professor Robert MacDonald, University of Teesside, UK

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Abbreviations
Introduction
The changing state of youthp. 1
The changing state of educationp. 23
The changing state of workp. 49
The changing state of social securityp. 76
The changing state of the familyp. 101
The changing state of law and orderp. 124
A new state of youth?p. 147
Conclusion : youth in a new state?p. 179
Notesp. 188
Bibliographyp. 190
Indexp. 205
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ISBN: 9780333739501
ISBN-10: 0333739507
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 209
Published: 19th November 2003
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1