The book explores a number of high profile policy issues such as: education, employment, chemical cultures, cultures of violence and well-being; but also considers the significance of those things that mean most to young people themselves: mobility, home, belonging, intimacy and sociality.
- An emphasis on case studies and interviews
- A consideration of the impact that social factors such as gender, social class, sexuality, religion, disability, and family have on young people's life opportunities
- Connections between young people's lives, social policy frameworks, and practice applications
- A lively and engaging style
Inventing Adulthoods is an invaluable book for anyone interested in the lives of young people. Thought-provoking yet accessible, the text is ideal for students interested in youth studies, education and social change, as well as for youth workers, social workers and other practitioners.