Young People; Health; And Family Life


* What is it like to be a teenager today? * How do parents and teenagers experience their roles and responsiblities? * And how does the problem of health - a major cultural goal of the twentieth century - figure in the perspective and priorties of young people and their parents This book seeks to answer these questions in a unique study of over 800 16-year-olds. Taking family life as the focus, the book explores a critical moment in teenagers and parents lives with respect to the transition to adulthood, a point a which young people and parents take important decisions about the future, especially concerning education, training and the labour market.