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Published: 15 June 2009

200 Pages | 19 illus.

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195560466

Bookseller Code (06)

Youth Health and Welfare

The Cultural Politics of Education and Wellbeing

Johanna Wyn

  • Teaches a new perspective and encourages thought and debate around three areas:
  • The main issues for young people's health and the nature of wellbeing in contemporary society
  • The framing of youth within health and education discourses of development, futurity, risk, citizenship, wellbeing and potential
  • Young people's priorities, behaviors and attitudes in relation to risk, wellbeing and health in a changing world
  • A sole-authored book that develops a systematic, coherent treatment of youth health and welfare
  • A balanced text designed for students across health, education and social services

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