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Riassunto: How have young people's lives changed over the past two decades? Are traditional social divisions such as class and gender still useful in helping predict life chances and experiences? How do young people cope with increased feelings of vulnerability and stress? Social changes occurring in recent years have had an enormous impact on the lives of young people. The apparent weakening of traditional social structures has led social theorists like Ulrich Beck and Anthony Giddens to argue that we have entered a new era of late modernity in which individuals struggle to reflexively construct biographies in a context where new risks impinge on all aspects of life. This book examines modern theoretical interpretations of social change in relation to young people and provides an overview of their experiences in a number of key contexts, such as education, employment, the family, leisure, health, crime and politics. The authors consider whether the traditional parameters which were previously understood as structuring the life chances and experiences of young people are still relevant, and examine the extent to which "individualisation" and "risk" convey an accurate picture of the changing lives of the young. They argue that life in late modernity revolves around an epistemological fallacy: although social structures, such as class, continue to shape life chances, these structures tend to become increasingly obscure as collectivist traditions weaken and invidualist values intensify. As a consequence of these changes, people come to regard the social world as unpredictable and filled with risks that can only be negotiated on an individual level, even though chains of human interdependence remain intact. This comprehensive and up-to-date overview is designed to provide an essential text for undergraduate courses on the sociology of youth, education, work, stratification, and supplementary reading for other courses, such as on leisure, crime and health as well as vocational courses in youth and community work.
L'autore: Andy Furlong is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Glasgow and Director of the Youth, Education and Employment Research Unit. He has written extensively about young people in modern Britain and his recent books include Schooling for Jobs (Avebury 1993) and Growing Up in a Classless Society? (Edinburgh University Press 1992). Fred Cartmel is a Research Associate in the Youth, Education and Employment Research Unit at the University of Glasgow. He has written a number of articles on youth and education.
Titolo: Young People and Social Change: ...
Casa editrice: Open Univ Pr
Data di pubblicazione: 1997
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Open University Press, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Young People and Social Change: Individualization and Risk in Late Modernity (Sociology & social change) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Codice libro della libreria 7719-9780335194643
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Descrizione libro Open University Press, 1997. Condizione libro: Very Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Codice libro della libreria GRP79873711
Descrizione libro Open University Press, 1997. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP10538288
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Descrizione libro Open University Press, Buckingham, 1999. Paperback. Condizione libro: Very Good. Reprint. 141pp. Library stamps etc otherwise internally very clean and free of highlighting. Size: 8vo. Ex Academic Library. Codice libro della libreria 935025
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Descrizione libro Open University Press, Buckingham, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Good. [This wide-ranging overview is designed to provide an essential text for undergraduate courses on the sociology of youth, education, work & stratification & supplementary reading for other courses such as leisure, crime & health as well as vocational courses in youth & community work]. etc. PAPERBACK, 141 pages, the interior/text is clear & clean, previous owner's name in pencil is on the front free endpaper, light use & some creases to the covers. [FILE - 023526 a]. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice libro della libreria 032318
Descrizione libro Open Univ Pr, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0335194648
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