Education and Youth (Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education) (Volume 18)

First published in 1987, this book examines the nature of the problems involved with the treatment of youth. It explores the psychology of adolescence and its bearing on schooling; the effects of peer groups and youth culture; the implications for curriculum and method; the need to get relevance and excitement into schools; the importance of

First published in 1987, this book examines the nature of the problems involved with the treatment of youth. It explores the psychology of adolescence and its bearing on schooling; the effects of peer groups and youth culture; the implications for curriculum and method; the need to get relevance and excitement into schools; the importance of young people’s expectations of employment as a result of schooling and the need for adults to treat them seriously; and finally the legislative and policy framework of youth and schooling.