Description - Young People Making a Life by Ani Wierenga
This book explores the challenge of making a life: finding meaning, livelihood and social connectedness. Drawing on research with young people, the analysis goes beyond traditional treatment of youth issues or 'problems', providing discussion of topics like young people's learning and work, their creativity, wellbeing and active citizenship.
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Author Biography - Ani Wierenga
ANI WIERENGA is a Research Fellow at the Australian Youth Research Centre, the University of Melbourne, Australia. As a youth-worker and sociologist, she is interested in understanding the social conditions which support young lives in a time of rapid social change, in strengthening connections between young people and their communities, and exploring the power of story.