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Making Youth: A History of Youth in Modern Britain

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Description for Making Youth: A History of Youth in Modern Britain Hardback. This new study explores how British youth was made, and how it made itself, over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Adopting a chronological approach to a number of key themes and debates, Melanie Tebbutt compares and contrasts representations and lived experiences while emphasising diversity and the need to recognise regional differences. Series: Social History in Perspective. Num Pages: 288 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTB; JFSP2. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 18. Weight in Grams: 482.
This new study explores how British youth was made, and how it made itself, over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Urbanisation and industrialisation brought challenges that altered how young people were both perceived and understood. As adults found it difficult to comprehend the rapidity of societal change, focus on the young intensified, and they became a symbol of uncertainty about the future. Highlighting both change and striking continuity, Melanie Tebbutt traces the origins and development of key themes and debates in the history of modern British youth. Current issues such as the ageing of western societies, high levels of ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Series
Social History in Perspective
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780230243101
SKU
V9780230243101
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About Melanie Tebbutt
Melanie Tebbutt is Professor of History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has published across a range of themes, including working-class women, communities and cultures, families and social networks, and gender, childhood and leisure.

Reviews for Making Youth: A History of Youth in Modern Britain
'Making Youth represents an authoritative, accessible and thoroughly absorbing account of the place of young people in the development of modern Britain. Melanie Tebbutt delivers a comprehensive, lucid and judicious survey of the shifting social experiences and cultural significance of British youth across two centuries.' - William Osgerby, London Metropolitan University, UK 'This engaging text presents a rich and detailed ... Read more

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