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Youth, social change and inequality - Youth and generation: thinking change and inequality in the lives of young people, by Dan Woodman and Johanna Wyn, London, Sage, 2015 - Youth rising? The politics of youth in the global economy, by Mayssoun Surarieh and Stuart Tannock, London, Routledge, 2015 - Student lives in crisis: deepening inequality in times of austerity, by Lorenza Antonucci, Bristol, Policy Press, 2016

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 March 2020

Alan France*
School of Social Sciences, Te Pokapū Pūtaiao Pāpori, University of Auckland New Zealand, Auckland, New Zealand


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