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Disconnected Youth? Growing up Poor in Britain

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ISBN-10: 1403904863

ISBN-13: 9781403904867

Edition: 2005

Authors: Robert MacDonald, Jane Marsh

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Based on close-up research with young men and women from areas suffering extreme social exclusion, 'Disconnected Youth?' will appeal to readers interested in understanding and tackling the problems of growing up in Britain's poor neighbourhoods.
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 252
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Youth, Transitions and Social Exclusion
Social Exclusion and the Underclass: Debates and Issues
Young People, Transitions & Social Change: Researching Disconnected Youth
Processes of Inclusion and Exclusion
Schooling in Poor Neighbourhoods: Early Processes of Engagement and Disengagement
Street Corner Society: Leisure Careers & Wider Processes of (Dis)Engagement
Encountering the New Youth Opportunities: Youth Training, New Deal & Further Education
From School to Work? Post-16 Cyclical Transitions
Leaving Home & Settling Down? Family & Housing
Careers at the Margins? Drug & Criminal Careers
Conclusions
Social Exclusion & 'Disconnected Youth': A Truly Joined Up Policy
Excluding Youth: Panoramas of Marginalisation & Polarisation
References
Index