Youth and Society

Youth and Society

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In this essential third edition, Vappu TyyskAc examines the challenges faced by today's young people through a critical lens. Difficult questions related to such issues as employment, education, social pressure, identity, and crime are explored by TyyskAc as she paints a fascinating picture of modern youth in three countries: Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The author explores the negative stereotypes surrounding young people, and argues that it is time to contextualize our understanding of youth by addressing the underlying social, economic, and political issues they face. Each of the ten revised chapters begins with a list of key learning objectives and ends with discussion questions to aid in the learning process and stimulate critical thinking. This new edition incorporates updated statistics, comprehensive tables, and revised narratives in which the author explores topics pertinent to today's youth such as the influence of social media, eating disorders, and recent changes to the juvenile justice system.None of these harmful substances are water soluble, and they are not a€œfiltered out a€ by the hookah pipe. During a ... Include the risk of spreading herpes, hepatitis and tuberculosis through shared mouth- pieces and you have a recipe for a costly public-health problem. Hookah ... The phenomenon is so new that no reliable statistics are available about how many hookah lounges are in operation. It is timeanbsp;...

Title:Youth and Society
Author:Vappu Tyyskä
Publisher:Canadian Scholars’ Press - 2014-01-02


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