Young People Making a Life by Ani WierengaYoung People Making a Life by Ani Wierenga

Young People Making a Life

byAni Wierenga

Hardcover | November 27, 2008

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This book explores the challenge of making a life: finding meaning, livelihood and social connectedness. Drawing on research with young people, the analysis goes beyond traditional treatment of youth issues or problems, providing discussion of topics like young peoples learning and work, their creativity, wellbeing and active citizenship.
ANI WIERENGA is a Research Fellow at the Australian Youth Research Centre, the University of Melbourne, Australia. As a youth-worker and sociologist, she is interested in understanding the social conditions which support young lives in a time of rapid social change, in strengthening connections between young people and their communiti...
Title:Young People Making a LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:November 27, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230549284

ISBN - 13:9780230549289


Table of Contents

Foreword by Rob White
Growing Up: Global, Local, Rural
Making a Life in Myrtle Vale
Storying: Towards an Interpretive Framework
Negotiating Changes
Practices of Engagement
Resource Flows
Familiar Patterns and Transformations
Implications and Interventions
Research and Theory as Grounded Social Practice