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Making Youth

Author : Melanie Tebbutt
ISBN : 9781137604163
Genre : Social Science
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This new study explores how British youth was made, and how it made itself, over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Adopting a chronological approach to a number of key themes and debates, Melanie Tebbutt compares and contrasts representations and lived experiences while emphasising diversity and the need to recognise regional differences.

Childhood Youth And Emotions In Modern History

Author : Stephanie Olsen
ISBN : 9781137484840
Genre : History
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Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History is the first book to innovatively combine the history of childhood and youth with the history of emotions, combining multiple national, colonial, and global perspectives.

A Social History Of England 1851 1990

Author : Francois Bedarida
ISBN : 9781136097324
Genre : History
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In this, the second edition of A Social History of England, Francois Bédarida has added a new final chapter on the last fifteen years. The book now traces the evolution of English society from the height of the British Empire to the dawn of the single European market. Making full use of the Annales school of French historiography, Bédarida takes his inquiry beyond conventional views to penetrate the attitudes, behaviour and psychology of the British people.

Elections Mass Politics And Social Change In Modern Germany

Author : Larry Eugene Jones
ISBN : 0521429129
Genre : History
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Historical essays on German mass politics, from novel and sometimes surprising viewpoints.

The Oxford Handbook Of Modern African History

Author : John Parker
ISBN : 9780191667558
Genre : History
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The Oxford Handbook of Modern African History represents an invaluable tool for historians and others in the field of African studies. This collection of essays, produced by some of the finest scholars currently working in the field, provides the latest insights into, and interpretations of, the history of Africa - a continent with a rich and complex past. An understanding of this past is essential to gain perspective on Africa's current challenges, and this accessible and comprehensive volume will allow readers to explore various aspects - political, economic, social, and cultural - of the continent's history over the last two hundred years. Since African history first emerged as a serious academic endeavour in the 1950s and 1960s, it has undergone numerous shifts in terms of emphasis and approach, changes brought about by political and economic exigencies and by ideological debates. This multi-faceted Handbook is essential reading for anyone with an interest in those debates, and in Africa and its peoples. While the focus is determinedly historical, anthropology, geography, literary criticism, political science and sociology are all employed in this ground-breaking study of Africa's past.

Making History In Banda

Author : Ann Brower Stahl
ISBN : 1139428861
Genre : Social Science
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Drawing on evidence from several disciplines, Ann Brower Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from the time that they were drawn into the Niger trade (around AD 1300) until British overrule was established early in the twentieth century. The case study aims to closely integrate perspectives drawn from archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies.

Historical Abstracts

Author : Eric H. Boehm
ISBN : UOM:39015072423513
Genre : History, Modern
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Youth Cultures And Subcultures

Author : Sarah Baker
ISBN : 9781472426673
Genre : Social Science
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This volume critically examines ‘subculture’ in a variety of Australian contexts, exploring the ways in which the terrain of youth cultures and subcultures has changed over the past two decades and considering whether ‘subculture’ still works as a viable conceptual framework for studying youth culture. Richly illustrated with concrete case studies, the book is thematically organised into four sections addressing i) theoretical concerns and global debates over the continued usefulness of subculture as a concept; ii) the important place of ‘belonging’ in subcultural experience and the ways in which belonging is played out across an array of youth cultures; iii) the gendered experiences of young men and women and their ways of navigating subcultural participation; and iv) the ethical and methodological considerations that arise in relation to researching and teaching youth culture and subculture. Bringing together the latest interdisciplinary research to combine theoretical considerations with recent empirical studies of subcultural experience, Youth Cultures and Subcultures will appeal to scholars and students across the social sciences.

Age And Generation In Modern Britain

Author : Jane Pilcher
ISBN : STANFORD:36105012404542
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The first two chapters of this comprehensive and accessible account introduce the reader to thinking about age from a sociological perspective. They ask the question `What is age?' and then guide the reader through the main theoretical approaches to its sociological study. The core of the book represents the latest information on each of the major age divisions in Britain: childhood; youth; adulthood; later life and old age. The author compares the role of age in Britain today withdifferent cultures and periods in history, as well as assessing the importance and influence of biology, biography, gender, ethnicity, and class. A special feature of the text is the way it pays close attention to the increasingly important notion of `generation' in explaining British social structure and behaviour. It looks at the way belonging to different `generations' creates identities and shapes relationships within families and across society.

Children In Historical And Comparative Perspective

Author : Joseph M. Hawes
ISBN : UOM:39015019426785
Genre : History
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This unique handbook presents the work of many of the world's foremost authorities on children in a reference guide that affirms the importance of the role children play in the story of civilization. The contributors represent many nations as well as a variety of disciplines. The result is a volume beginning with an historical overview of children in pre-modern times and continuing with studies of modern childhood in countries throughout the world. Broad in its scope, this volume highlights the uniqueness of each historical and cultural influence and demonstrates how the study of childhood crosses all boundaries.

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