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Making Youth
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Acknowledgements.- Contents.- Introduction.- 1. Working and Educating.- 2. Troublemaking and Imposing Order.- 3. Organised and Unorganised Youth.- 4. Policing Sexual Behaviour.- 5. Leisure and Consumption.- 6. New Youth Identities.- 7. Youth Transforming.- Bibliography.

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Making Youth represents an authoritative, accessible and thoroughly absorbing account of the place of young people in the development of modern Britain. Melanie Tebbutt delivers a comprehensive, lucid and judicious survey of the shifting social experiences and cultural significance of British youth across two centuries.' - William Osgerby, London Metropolitan University, UK 'This engaging text presents a rich and detailed account of the transformations surrounding youth in modern Britain. Tebbutt skilfully carves out the similarities and differences in young people's lives over the last two centuries, and traces the invention and extension of youth as a category more broadly. An important book filled with examples to grab the reader's attention.' - Sarah Mills, Loughborough University, UK

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Melanie Tebbutt is Professor of History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has published across a range of themes, including working-class women, communities and cultures, families and social networks, and gender, childhood and leisure.

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'Making Youth represents an authoritative, accessible and thoroughly absorbing account of the place of young people in the development of modern Britain. Melanie Tebbutt delivers a comprehensive, lucid and judicious survey of the shifting social experiences and cultural significance of British youth across two centuries.' - William Osgerby, London Metropolitan University, UK 'This engaging text presents a rich and detailed account of the transformations surrounding youth in modern Britain. Tebbutt skilfully carves out the similarities and differences in young people's lives over the last two centuries, and traces the invention and extension of youth as a category more broadly. An important book filled with examples to grab the reader's attention.' - Sarah Mills, Loughborough University, UK

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