Understanding Youth in Late Modernity
This illuminating new book embeds our understanding of the youth question within a historical context. It shows how the ideas of past political action, in conjunction with the diverse paradigms of social science disciplines, have shaped modern conceptions of the youth question.
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Chapter 1 The making of modern youth
The discovery of adolescence
Chapter 3 Social science and the politicisation of the youth question
Chapter 4 Youth transitions in the age of uncertainty
Chapter 5 Youth education and the politics of inclusion
Chapter 6 Threatening youth and risky futures
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