By Jens Qvortrup

During this quantity, visitor editor Qvortrup brings jointly contributions representing structural, historic, and comparative views at the learn of youngsters and early life. the following, youth is conceived as a structural characteristic of society, topic to the sturdy and altering forces of the bigger social context, and related throughout time and cultures. Such views were really under-represented within the 'New Sociology of formative years' which has tended either to emphasize kid's business enterprise, and to desire ethnographic equipment of inquiry. The sequence editors are happy to extend and liven up the foci of Sociological experiences of youngsters and adolescence with this quantity edited by way of the across the world well known Danish Sociologist Jens Qvortrup, the 1st non-U.S. editor within the sequence' heritage.

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