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ISBN 9780195575958

Weight: 0.8 grams

Author/Module Code: WHITE

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Price: $75.00 AUD inc GST


Now in its third edition, Youth and Society remains the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on the sociology of youth. Led by an expert author team, the book takes a holistic approach to the concept of youth and provides an accessible yet authoritative overview of the fields key debates, research and theories. This new edition includes a new part, covering contemporary and emerging youth issues, and the thorough, multidisciplinary content is supported by the latest research.

Part 1: Theorising Youth 1. Young people and social change 2. Class inequality and community resources 3. Constructing a public presence

Part 2: Social Divisions 4. Gender and Sexuality 5. Migrations and Ethnicities 6. Indigenous youth and colonisation 7. Rural geographies

Part 3: Social Institutions 8. Youth Policy 9. Family: relating and belonging 10. Schooling Youth 11. Working the multiple economies Part 4: Social Identities 12. Youth Identities and culture 13. Youth in a networked age 14. Well-being and Risk Part 5: Social Issues 15. Violence and Crime 16. Climate Change17. Complex Lives

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