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New PDF release: Rethinking Youth

By Johanna Wyn

ISBN-10: 1864481625

ISBN-13: 9781864481624

An advent to the learn of youngsters which surveys the foremost concerns affecting adolescence in Australia and the remainder of the area. It considers the key debates surrounding the location of adolescents in society, the function of the nation, the idea that of sophistication, where of tradition and the altering context of globalized social, financial and political approaches.

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In terms of broad investment patterns and commercial dealings, the main trade rivalries are between the advanced industrialised countries such as the United States, Japan, Germany and Britain. The ‘third world’ countries continue to suffer major debt crises, and have increasingly been under the domination of agencies such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which dictate how ‘structural adjustment’ is to take place (see George & Sabelli 1994). Private investment and private financial lending is generally seen to be contingent upon a country’s adherence to World Bank and IMF project agendas.

This concept plays a key role in positioning young people as a problem. There are many variants of the discourse of ‘at risk’, but most involve the following elements. It is assumed that not all young people are a problem, only a group who are not growing up in the way that they should. This problem group is identified as different in identifiable ways from an assumed mainstream of young people, either in terms of psychological characteristics (such as learning difficulties) or social characteristics (for example, young people from single-parent families).

Meanwhile, the same DSS report pointed out that incomes of the top 10 per cent, after housing costs, rose by 62 per cent, but the income of the bottom half rose by only 10 per cent. Comparable trends have been noted in Australia (Catholic Bishops Conference 1992). For young British people fortunate enough to have been born into the former households, the advantages are clear. For the rest, the structural disadvantages and material inequalities mean that their life experiences will be radically different from their well-off counterparts’.

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