Youth and Employment in Modern Britain

Paperback | May 1, 1995

byKenneth Roberts

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Covering a key topic in nearly every sociology course, this book is a thorough and lively introduction to the role and importance of youth and employment in contemporary British society. The book looks at the momentous changes that have occurred in the nature of youth employment in recent years. Examining the range of young people's experience of employment and unemployment, Professor Roberts highlights the importance of class, gender, ethnic divisions, and geography in explainingthese differences. He assesses the huge impact of educational changes on the patterns of youth employment, and compares the British experience with the rest of Europe. The book will be an invaluable introduction and point of reference for students of sociology, human geography, and economics.The Oxford Modern Britain series comprises authoritative introductory books on all aspects of the social structure of modern Britain. Lively and accessible, the books will be the first point of reference for anyone interested in the state of contemporary Britain. They will be invaluable to thosetaking courses in the Social Sciences.Series Editor: Professor John Scott, Department of Sociology, University of Essex

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Covering a key topic in nearly every sociology course, this book is a thorough and lively introduction to the role and importance of youth and employment in contemporary British society. The book looks at the momentous changes that have occurred in the nature of youth employment in recent years. Examining the range of young people's ...

Kenneth Roberts is at University of Liverpool.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.47 inPublished:May 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198279647

ISBN - 13:9780198279648

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`Useful little book ... this book provides an up-to-date, thorough and accessible overview of empirical evidence on youth and employmeny and an account of the main areas of debate.'Work, Employment and Society