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Comparing youth in Eastern Europe and the West, this book offers an original insight into the changing lives of young people today.It is written by a respected and popular author. It deals with a hot topic in the area. It is accessible and engaging, with key terms, concepts and theories outlined clearly.Young people in Eastern Europe are more advanced in some global trends than in the west. This original approach to youth studies explores life transitions, covering all aspects of young people's lives from education and work to family and leisure. Written by a popular author, this engaging book is key reading for all students of youth studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230214446
ISBN-10: 0230214444
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ken Roberts

KEN ROBERTS is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work Studies at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the author of many books, including Leisure and Lifestyle, Leisure in Contemporary Society 2e, Class in Modern Britain and The Leisure Industries. He is a former chair of the World Leisure Research Commission and he is currently president of ISA RC13 (Sociology of Leisure). He was a member of the HEFCE RAE Panels for Sports-Related Studies in 1996 and 2001.

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