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Young People and the Shaping of Public Space in Melbourne, 1870-1914

Simon Sleight, King's College London, UK, and Monash University, Australia
Format
Book
Published
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]
Language
English
Series
Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present
ISBN
9781409432449 (hbk.), 1409432440 (hbk.), 9781409432456 (ebk.), 9781472402899 (epub)
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Notes on text
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • Growing up with the city
  • The metropolitan youthscape : making space and seeking autonomy
  • Getting and spending : the world of outdoor work and the beginnings of the youth market
  • Interstitial acts : urban space and the larrikin repertoire
  • "For the sake of effect" : youth on display and the politics of performance
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography.
Description
xviii, 275 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-266) and index.
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