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Understanding youth in the global economic crisis

Alan France


This book tells the story of what impact the 2007 global crisis and the great recession that followed has had on our understandings of youth. Drawing on eight countries as case studies (The UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Spain, Norway, Poland and Japan) it undertakes an in-depth sociological analysis of historical and contemporary developments in post-16 education, training, work and welfare policy to show how the ecological landscape of youth has been affected. The book maps the growing influence of neoliberalism as a political strategy in each of the countries, showing how, after the cr ... More

Keywords: youth, global crisis, neoliberalism, policy, post 16 education

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781447315759
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447315759.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan France, author
University of Auckland