Researching Youth

Authors: Cieslik, Mark

Editors: Bennett, A., Miles, S. (Eds.)

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Written in a clear and accessible style, this book presents a broad ranging enquiry into various methodological issues associated with contemporary youth research. Chapters cover a variety of topical areas, including youth transitions, youth in care, drugs, consumption and music. Featuring studies by new and established youth researchers, this book will be an invaluable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and also those carrying out more advanced research, in the fields of sociology, social policy, health studies, cultural and media studies.

About the authors

FRED CARTMEL is Senior Research Associate in the Youth, Education and Employment Research Unit based at Glasgow University, UK PHIL COHEN is Professor of Cultural and Innovation Studies at the University of East London, UK RUTH EDMOND works part time in the Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, UK LIZ FROST is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Social Sciences at the University of The West of England, UK ROBERT HOLLANDS is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK MATHEW JONES is Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Policy at the University of the West of England, UK KARENZA MOORE is a Research Associate at the Centre for Research on Innovation and Competition, University of Manchester, UK JUDY ORME is Principal Lecturer in Public Health at the University of the West of England, UK BARRY PERCY-SMITH is Senior Research Fellow at SOLAR (Social and Organisational Learning as Action Research) at the University of the West of England, UK KEN ROBERTS is Professor of Sociology at the University of Liverpool, UK FENELLA STARKEY is a Research Associate in the Department of Social Medicine at the University of Bristol, UK SUSAN WEIL is Professor of Social and Organisational Learning and Director of the SOLAR (Social and Organisational Learning as Action Research) Centre, University of the West of England, UK

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction: Contemporary Youth Research: Issues, Controversies and Dilemmas

    Pages 1-10

    Cieslik, Mark

  • Problems and Priorities for the Sociology of Youth

    Pages 13-28

    Roberts, Ken

  • Mods and Shockers: Youth Cultural Studies in Britain

    Pages 29-51

    Hood-Williams, John (et al.)

  • Framing Youth: Reviewing Locally Commissioned Research on Young People, Drug Use and Drug Education

    Pages 55-65

    Jones, Mathew (et al.)

  • Practice-based Research as Development: Innovation and Empowerment in Youth Intervention Initiatives using Collaborative Action Inquiry

    Pages 66-84

    Percy-Smith, Barry (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Researching Youth
Authors
Editors
  • A. Bennett
  • S. Miles
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-52246-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230522466
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-0573-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50992-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 225
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