In: Kehily, Mary ed.
Understanding Youth: perspectives, identities and practices.
London: Sage, pp. 109–145.
[About the book]
Understanding Youth: Perspectives, Identities and Practices engages with these changing experiences. By drawing on recent research and the insights of young people the book provides a clear and comprehensive overview of youth in late modernity.
" Part 1 Perspectives presents three different ways of conceptualising and understanding youth.
" Part 2 Identities considers issues of self and identity.
" Part 3 Practices explores the everyday practices that give shape to young people's lives.
The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach and presents complex issues in an accessible and interactive way. It will be essential reading for students on courses in youth work, youth studies, education, social work and social policy, and for professionals working with young people in a wide range of settings. Together with its companion volume, Youth in Context: Frameworks, Settings and Encounters, it is a core text for The Open University's third level undergraduate course Youth: Perspectives and Practice (KE308).
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