A social group
A life phase
A social construct
The teenage years (13-19)?
From puberty until full physical/ psychological maturation (i.e. 10 - ?)
From 11 to 24 years?
From 15 to 25 years?
A History of Youth
Centuries of Childhood
Youth in Britain since 1945
From the beginning of 19th Century?
At the start of the 20th Century?
From about the 15th Century?
The history of youth?
The study of youth culture and sub culture?
Youth as a problem?
The study of youth transitions?
The transition from childhood to adulthood is seen as a critical period and understanding what happens during this period helps to ensure that the transition is smooth?
Youth is an area largely neglected by sociologists, therefore sociologists need to study youth in order to expand our knowledge about youth?
Youth is seen to be a period of experimentation and risk taking, understanding and ‘controlling’ this can help in the stability of society?
Drug or alcohol abuse