Adversity and challenge in life in the new Germany and in England / edited by John Bynner and Rainer K. Silbereisen

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Subjects: Social change--Germany
Social change--England
Germany--Social conditions--1990-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, in association with Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, 2000
LC Classification: H, HN
Physical Description: xii, 313 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Notes on the contributors
Introduction: The life course and social change / John Bynner, Rainer K. Silbereisen 1
Pt. 1. Systems, structures and social life
1. Educational systems and transition / Karen Evans 17
2. Europe's choice: regulation or deregulation of youth labour markets? Old alternatives and new test cases / Ken Roberts, Klara Foti 38
3. Social structures and individual lives: effects of participation on the institutions of family, education and work / Nicholas Emler 62
Pt. 2. Social change and individual development
4. Subjective experience of social change in individual development / Gisela Trommsdorff 87
5. Adapting to social change: adolescent values in eastern and western Germany / Matthias Reitzle, Rainer K. Silbereisen 123
6. Consequences of economic pressure for adolescent xenophobia in East and West Germany / Klaus Boehnke, Petra Butz 153
7. On the realization of scientific talent / Ingrid Schoon 170
Pt. 3. Social change and social exclusion
8. Moral obligations and values in an individualized society / Hans Bertram 193
9. Social capital and intergenerational transmission of cultural capital within a regional context / Bernhard Nauck 212
10. Continuities and breaks in occupational careers and subjective control: the case of the East German transformation / Martin Diewald 239
11. Changing patterns of youth transitions: vulnerable groups, welfare careers and social exclusion / Bob Coles 268
12. Meeting challenges in the new Germany and in England: new directions for theory and data collection / Fred W. Vondracek 291
Index 303
Additional Authors: Bynner, J. M
Silbereisen, R. K. (Rainer K.), 1944-
Notes: LCCN: 99025943
ISBN: 0312224273 (cloth)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 41131740
ISBN/ISSN: 0312224273