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Young People's Leisure and Lifestyles

By Anthony Glendenning, Leo Hendry, John Love, Janet Shucksmith

Routledge – 1993 – 224 pages

Series: Adolescence and Society

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    978-0-415-04350-2
    September 15th 1993
    Out-of-print

Description

Young People's Leisure and Lifestyles covers new ground in examining the importance of leisure in the socialization and self-identities of young people. It is in the realm of leisure that young people truly become themselves. Leisure time is the period when difference lifestyles can be tried and exchanged and self and group identities developed.

Contents

List of Illustrations. Acknowledgements. Adolescence and adolescent lifestyles. The young people's leisure and lifestyles project. Young people and leisure. Young people and sport. School and work. Young people and families Young people, peers and friends. Young people and health. Developing lifestyles in adolescence. Some concluding thoughts. Appendix: Panel Study Areas - types of environment. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index.

Author Bio

Leo B. Hendry is Professor of Education at the University of Aberdeen and is author of The Nature of Adolescence (with John C. Coleman).

Janet Schucksmith and Anthony Glendinning are Lecturers in the Department of Education at the University of Aberdeen.

John G. Love is Lecturer in Sociology at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.

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Description: By Anthony Glendenning, Leo Hendry, John Love, Janet Shucksmith. Young People's Leisure and Lifestyles covers new ground in examining the importance of leisure in the socialization and self-identities of young people. It is in the realm of leisure that young people truly become themselves. Leisure time is the...
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