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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
This book traces some of the changing scientific and societal notions of what it is to be a young person, and argues that there is a need to rethink how we view childhood spaces, child development and the politics of growing up. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99
This shocking, surprisingly entertaining romp into the intellectual nether regions of today's underthirty set reveals the disturbing and, ultimately, incontrovertible truth: cyberculture is turning us into a society of know-nothings. The Dumbest Generation is a dire report on the intellectual life of young adults and a timely warning of its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 196.00
Based on qualitative research with young people aged from 18 to 30 in five European countries, this book examines young peoples pathways to adulthood, and their perspectives on their future work and family lives. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95
Covers new ground in examining the importance of leisure in the socialization of young people. From a seven year study of 10,000 young people, it analyses leisure in relation to school, sport, friends, class, gender and health. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
David Grazian’s riveting tour of downtown Philadelphia and its newly bustling nightlife scene reveals the city as an urban playground where everyone dabbles in games of chance and perpetrates elaborate cons. Entertainment in the city has evolved into a professional industry replete with set designers, stage directors, and method actors whose... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 110.00
In the context of the ongoing destandardization of young people's lives, this book explores changing patterns of household formation amongst contemporary 20-somethings and the implications of these changes for the ways in which they relate to friends, parents and partners. The book points to the growing polarization between the experiences of graduates... more...