Youth and Society
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'.
- Paperback | 522 pages
- 191 x 245 x 27mm | 1,032g
- 27 Aug 2017
- Oxford University Press Australia
- OUP Australia and New Zealand
- Melbourne, Australia
- 4th Revised edition
Table of contents
PART 1: THEORISING YOUTH1. Young People and Social Change2. Ways of KnowingPART 2: SOCIAL DIVISIONS3. Gender Sexuality4. Class, Inequality and Community Resources5. Indigenous Youth and Indigeneity6. Place and MobilitiesPART 3: SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS7. Family and Belonging8. Schooling Youth9. Work in Precarious Economies10. Juvenile Justice, Crime and Violence11. Youth Policy and Active Citizenship PART 4: SOCIAL IDENTITIES 12. Youth Identities and Cultures13. Networked Youth and Social Media14. Chemical Cultures15. Wellbeing and Risk16. Constructing a Public Presence17. Complex Lives
About Rob White
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.