Henderson, Sheila J.; Holland, Janet; McGrellis, Sheena; Sharpe, Sue and Thomson, Rachel (2006). Inventing adulthoods: a biographical approach to youth transitions. London, UK: Sage Publications in association with the Open University.
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'Inventing Adulthoods' offers a groundbreaking new perspective on young people's experiences of growing up at the turn of the 21st century, arguing that a biographical approach is vital to understanding the holistic and dynamic character of their lives. Based on a study of a diverse group of young people over a 10 year period, the book explores high profile policy issues - education, employment, drugs, violence and well-being. It also considers the significance of things that mean the most to young people themselves: mobility, home, belonging, intimacy and social life.
|Item Type:||Authored Book|
|Keywords:||youth; transitions; social policy; education; employment; drugs; well-being; biography|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Health and Social Care > Health and Social Care|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
|Depositing User:||Rachel Thomson|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2007|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2010 19:56|
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