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  • Young Working-Class Men in Transition

    1st Edition

    By Steven Roberts

    Young Working Class Men in Transition uses a unique blend of concepts from the sociologies of youth and masculinity combined with Bourdieusian social theory to investigate British young working-class men’s transition to adulthood. Indeed, utilising data from biographical interviews as well as an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Key Variables in Social Investigation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Burgess

    Key Variables in Social Investigation encourages sociologists and other social scientists to think about the conceptual and empirical problems of using and evaluating key variables in social research. The book contains reviews of ten major variables: age; gender; race and ethnicity; health and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Work and the Enterprise Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Cross, Geoff Payne

    Work and Enterprise Culture examines the world of work in the light of the major changes that have occurred over the last decade. In particular, the book focuses on what is understood by the term the ‘enterprise culture’ and considers what impact, if any, this concept has on traditional work…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Youth in Transition

    The Sociology of Youth and Youth Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Wallace, Malcolm Cross

    Originally published in 1990, Youth in Transition addresses the issue of large-scale policy intervention, related to problems of employment in Britain’s youth. The book reflects the changes within sociology from studying youth as self-contained instigators of change, to examining the role they have…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • The Precarious Generation

    A Political Economy of Young People, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing, Rob Watts

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)

    The Changing Face of Urban Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cooke

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ‘…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Inequality, Discrimination, Poverty, and Mobility

    2nd Edition

    By Robert S. Rycroft

    If there was any question before, there is no longer a question today: inequality, discrimination, poverty, and mobility are prominent national issues. The notion of "The American Dream" has been sold to generations of young Americans as the idea that working hard and following your dreams will…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Informal Sector Innovations

    Insights from the Global South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mammo Muchie, Saradindu Bhaduri, Angathevar Baskaran, Fayaz Ahmad Sheikh

    It is well documented that the space of informal economic activity is rising across the globe. This rise has been particularly significant in the least developed and developing countries, especially after the onset of neo-liberal policies and withdrawal of welfare state. There has also been a shift…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Good Company

    A Tramp Life, 3rd Edition

    By Douglas Harper

    This sociological classic shows how the railroad tramp’s status as a deviant changed from frontier itinerant to post settlement vagrant; from class conscious proletariat in the Depression to the damaged post WWII vet. The third edition (with new photos) discusses how today the freights have become…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15
    Routledge

  • Youth and the Crisis (Open Access)

    Unemployment, education and health in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gianluigi Coppola, Niall O'Higgins

    The recent recession has led to an ongoing crisis in the youth labour market in Europe. This timely book deals with a number of areas related to the context, choices and experiences of young people, the consequences of which resonate throughout their lives. The focus of the contributions to this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Labour Economics

  • Employment and Inclusive Development

    1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

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