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Examines modern theoretical interpretations of social change in relation to young people and provides an overview of their experiences in a number of contexts such as education, employment, family, health, crime and politics. It also highlights differences between the experiences of young people in different countries in the developed world. Front cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; The authors; Acknowledgements; Series editor's preface; Chapter 1 The risk society; Chapter 2 Change and continuity in education; Chapter 3 Social change and labour market 'transitions'; Chapter 4 Changing patterns of dependency; Chapter 5 Leisure and lifestyles; Chapter 6 Health risks in late modernity; Chapter 7 Crime and insecurity; Chapter 8 Politics and participation; Chapter 9 The epistemological fallacy of late modernity; Notes; References; Author Index; Index; Back cover
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