Researching Youth

  • Andy Bennett
  • Mark Cieslik
  • Steven Miles

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Contemporary Youth Research: Issues, Controversies and Dilemmas

  3. Youth Research in Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. John Hood-Williams, Phil Cohen
      Pages 29-51
  4. Principles of Practice

  5. Reflections on Fieldwork

  6. Issues in Ethnography

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 201-225

About this book


Written in a clear and accessible style, this book presents a broad ranging enquiry into various methodological issues associated with contemporary youth research. Chapters cover a variety of topical areas, including youth transitions, youth in care, drugs, consumption and music. Featuring studies by new and established youth researchers, this book will be an invaluable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and also those carrying out more advanced research, in the fields of sociology, social policy, health studies, cultural and media studies.


Europe social policy sociology youth

Editors and affiliations

  • Andy Bennett
    • 1
  • Mark Cieslik
    • 2
  • Steven Miles
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of SurreyUK
  2. 2.School of Social Sciences and LawUniversity of TeessideUK
  3. 3.Centre for Cultural Policy and ManagementUniversity of NorthumbriaUK

Bibliographic information