Hiding out in the open: Young people and social class in UK youth studies

Tracy A Shildrick

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Abstract

The article discusses the impact of social class disposition of young people in Great Britain. To prove that the rich and poor status is no longer the simple determining force, active decision making has been emphasized as a factor used to explain the freedom of young people to choose their biographical destinies. Since individualization allows the person to grab life opportunities, the people negotiate risk irrespective of the social background with the influence of the agency for they are known of shaping lifestyle and biographies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-217
JournalYouth & Policy
Volume100
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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