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The Resource The precarious generation : a political economy of young people, Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing and Rob Watts

The precarious generation : a political economy of young people, Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing and Rob Watts

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The precarious generation : a political economy of young people
Title
The precarious generation
Title remainder
a political economy of young people
Statement of responsibility
Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing and Rob Watts
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Contributor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book draws on a wealth of evidence including young people's own stories, to document how they are now faring in increasingly unequal societies like America, Britain, Australia, France and Spain. It points to systematic generational inequality as those born since 1980 become the first generation to have a lower standard of living than previous generations. While governments and experts typically explain this by referring to globalization, new technologies, or young people's deficits, the authors of this book offer a new political economy of generations, which identifies the central role played by governments promoting neoliberal policies that exacerbate existing social inequalities based on age, ethnicity, gender and class. The book is a must read for social science students, human service workers and policy-makers and indeed for anyone interested in understanding the impact of government policy over the last 40 years on young people." -- Publisher's description
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DLC
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Bessant, Judith
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ796
LC item number
.B429 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Farthing, Rys
  • Watts, Rob
Series statement
Routledge advances in sociology
Series volume
218
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  • ver.di
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Equality
  • Equality
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Soziale Situation
  • Wirtschaftliche Lage
  • Chancengleichheit
  • Arbeitsmarkt
Label
The precarious generation : a political economy of young people, Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing and Rob Watts
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The state of play: how young people are faring -- A political economy of generations -- Neoliberal social policy and young people -- Inter-generational equity and justice -- Broken promise: human capital theory, education and work -- Penalizing the young and the justice system -- Young people making sense of it -- Taking action: young people and politics -- A new intergenerational contract -- Conclusion
Control code
975834558
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 228 pages
Isbn
9781138185470
Lccn
2016053809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027280879
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)975834558
Label
The precarious generation : a political economy of young people, Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing and Rob Watts
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The state of play: how young people are faring -- A political economy of generations -- Neoliberal social policy and young people -- Inter-generational equity and justice -- Broken promise: human capital theory, education and work -- Penalizing the young and the justice system -- Young people making sense of it -- Taking action: young people and politics -- A new intergenerational contract -- Conclusion
Control code
975834558
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 228 pages
Isbn
9781138185470
Lccn
2016053809
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027280879
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)975834558

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