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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230549289
ISBN-10: 0230549284
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 253
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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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.

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