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Youth and Society

Author:   Rob White (Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences, Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania) ,  Johanna Wyn (Professor and the Director of the Youth Research Centre, Professor and the Director of the Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne) ,  Brady Robards (Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Monash University)
Publisher:   Oxford University Press Australia
Edition:   4th Revised edition
ISBN:  

9780190305185


Pages:   522
Publication Date:   09 June 2017
Format:   Paperback
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The fourth edition of Youth and Society remains the most comprehensive and accessible textbook on the sociology of youth. Led by an expert author team, the text takes a holistic approach to the concept of youth, providing an engaging and authoritative overview of the key debates, research and theories of youth and society in Australia. Each chapter has been revised to reflect the issues confronting youth, youth researchers and policy-makers today.NEW TO THIS EDITIONNew co-author Brady Robards brings an expertise in the sociology of youth, and sociological and cultural analyses of digital society, particularly in the of role digital social media in mediating the social and cultural lives of their users.New chapters: 'Chemical Cultures' and 'Young People and Politics'.

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Author:   Rob White (Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences, Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania) ,  Johanna Wyn (Professor and the Director of the Youth Research Centre, Professor and the Director of the Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne) ,  Brady Robards (Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Lecturer in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences, Monash University)
Publisher:   Oxford University Press Australia
Imprint:   OUP Australia and New Zealand
Edition:   4th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 19.10cm , Height: 2.70cm , Length: 24.50cm
Weight:   1.032kg
ISBN:  

9780190305185


ISBN 10:   0190305185
Pages:   522
Publication Date:   09 June 2017
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Part 1: Theorising Youth 1: Young People and Social Change 2: Ways of Knowing Part 2: Social Divisions 3: Gender and Sexuality 4: Class, Inequality and Community Resources 5: Indigenous Youth and Indigeneity 6: Place and Mobilities Part 3: Social Institutions 7: Family and Belonging 8: Schooling Youth 9: Work in Precarious Economies 10: Juvenile Justice, Violence and Crime 11: Youth Policy and Active Citizenship Part 4: Social Identities 12: Youth Identities and Cultures 13: Networked Youth and Social Media 14: Chemical Cultures 15: Wellbeing and Risk 16: Constructing a Public Presence 17: Complex Lives Bibliography

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Rob White is a Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania. Johanna Wyn is a Professor and the Director of the Youth Research Centre at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne. Brady Robards is a Lecturer in Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University.

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