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`The incidence and effects of spare time employment amongst school‑children', Vocational Aspect, 43, 1967, pp. 129‑136.

 

`The organisation of education and the ambitions of school‑leavers, a comparative review', Comparative Education, 4, 1968, pp. 87‑96.

 

`The entry into employment:  an approach towards a general theory', Sociological Review, 16, 1968, pp. 165‑184.  Also in W.M. Williams, ed., Occupational Choice, Allen & Unwin London, 1974.

 

`Employment Services', Contribution to A. Forder, ed., Penelope Hall's Social Services of England and Wales, Routledge, 1969.

 

`The Youth Employment Service, the schools and the preparation of school‑leavers for employment', Vocational Aspect, 22, 1970, pp. 81‑89.

 

`The changing functions of the Youth Employment Service', Social and Economic Administration, 3, 1969, pp. 167‑177.

 

(With T. Lane) `A strike is born', New Society, 25th January, 1971, pp. 141‑43.

 

`Sociology and recreation planning', Recreation News Supplement, 4, 1971, pp. 2‑6.

 

`Economy and education:  foundations of a general theory', Comparative Education, 7, 1971, pp.  3‑14.

 

`Leisure', Contribution to S. Krauss, ed., Encyclopeadic Handbook of Medical Psychology, Butterworth, London, 1976, pp. 273‑274.

 

`Employment Services', Contribution to A. Forder, ed., Penelope Hall's Social Services of England and Wales, Revised edition, Routledge, London, 1971.

 

`Effectiveness, morale and administrative styles in the Youth Employment Service', Careers Quarterly, 23, 1971, pp. 19‑23.

 

(With G. White) `Encounter group training for young people:  a report of research progress', The New Era, 52, 1971, pp. 689‑692.

 

(With G. White) `The impact of character training courses upon young people: an empirical investigation', British Journal of Social Work, 2, 1972, pp. 337‑354.

 

(With G. White) `A question of character', Personnel Management, 4, 1972, pp. 31‑34.

 

(With G. White) `Character training courses:  the consumers' perspective', Vocational Aspect, 24, 1972, pp. 153‑157.

 

(With T. Lane) `Strikes are normal', In P. Worsley et al., eds., Problems of Modern Society, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1972, pp. 99‑102.

 

`The changing relationship between work and leisure', Contribution to I. Appleton, ed., Leisure Research and Policy, Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, 1974.

 

(With T. Lane) `Strike at Pilkingtons', In Butterworth E. and Weir D. eds., Social Problems of Modern Britain, Fontana, London, 1971, pp. 357‑360.

 

`An alternative theory of occupational choice', Education and Training, 15, 1973, pp. 310‑311.

 

`The anatomy of a strike', in Handbook of Human and Industrial Relations, Kluwer‑Harrop, Laudin, 1974.

 

`A society of leisure', in J.F. Murphy, ed., Concepts of Leisure, Prentice‑Hall, New Jersey, 1974, pp. 28‑41.

 

`The influence of leisure upon work', in J.F. Murphy, ed., Concepts of Leisure, New Jersey, 1974, pp. 188‑192.

 

(With S. Clark, F.G. Cook and E. Semenoff) `How many hours in a week?'  Personnel Management, 6, 1974, pp. 33‑41.

 

(With S. Clark and F.G. Cook) A Study of Class Imagery, Final report to the S.S.R.C., Lodged in the British lending library, 1974.

 

`The Society of leisure:  myth and reality', in S. Parker et al., eds., Sport and Leisure in Contemporary Society, Polytechnic of Central London, London, 1975, reprinted in Society and Leisure, 1, 1978, pp. 33‑52.

 

(With S. Clark, F.G. Cook and E. Semeonoff) `Unfair or unfounded:  pay differentials and incomes policy', Personnel Management, 7, 1975, pp. 29‑37.

 

`The employment services', Contribution to J.B. Mays et al., eds., Penelope Hall's Social Services of England and Wales, Ninth edition, Routledge, London, 1975.

 

`The social conditions, consequences and limitations of careers guidance', British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1977, pp. 1‑9.

 

`The developmental theory of occupational choice:  a critique and an alternative', Contribution to G. Esland, G. Salaman et al., eds., People and Work, Homes MacDougall, 1975.

 

(With S. Clark, F.G. Cook and E. Semeonoff) `Domestic roles, the family life cycle and the meaning of leisure', Society and Leisure, 1976, 3, pp. 7‑20.

 

(With F.G. Cook, S.C. Clark and E. Semeonoff) `White and blue‑collar workers' attitudes to trade unionism and social class', Industrial Relations, 6, 1976, pp. 47‑48.

 

`Where is the Careers Service Heading?', Careers Bulletin, Spring, 1976, pp. 26‑30.

 

`The limitations of guidance', Careers Adviser, 4, 1978, pp. 16‑17.

 

`Leisure and life‑styles under welfare capitalism', in M.A. Smith, ed., Leisure and Urban Society, Leisure Studies Association, Manchester, 1977, Reprinted in Society and Leisure, 1, 1978, pp. 229‑250.

 

(With F.G. Cook, S.C. Clark and E. Semeonoff), `Are white‑collar trade unions different?', Sociology of Work and Occupations, 5, 1978, pp. 235‑245.

 

`The sociology of work entry and occupational choice', in A.G. Watts, D. Super and J. Kidd, eds., Career Development in the U.K., Some contributions to theory and practice, Hobson, Cambridge, 1981.

 

`Creating leisure:  an alternative to alleviating unemployment'. Service, 11, 1979, pp. 4‑5.

 

`Occupational choice:  an historical romance', Youth in Society, 39, 1980, pp. 16‑18.

 

`Sociology and leisure research', Centre for Leisure Studies, Salford, 1980, pp. 13.

 

`Schools, parents and social class', in M. Craft, J. Raynor and L. Cohen, eds., Linking Home and School, Harper and Row, London, 1980, pp. 41‑55.

 

`The demand for angling:  the social context' in Report of the Travis Commission:  Angling in Britain, 1980, Birmingham, 1980, pp. 5‑23.

 

`Hard work ahead for leisure professionals', Tourism Management, 1, 1980, pp. 191‑192.

 

`Unemployment as experienced by young people' Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development, Paris, 1981, 25 pp.

 

`Leisure, Work and Education', E200, Contemporary Issues in Education, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1981.  39 pp.

 

`Leisure and unemployment; out‑of‑school and out‑of‑work', in Leisure in the 80s, University of Salford/Capital Radio, pp. 33‑39.

 

(With J. Duggan and M. Noble), `Ignoring the sign: young, unemployed and unregistered'.  Employment Gazette, 89, 1981, pp. 353‑356.

 

(With M. Noble and J. Duggan), `Youth Unemployment: an old problem or a new lifestyle?'  Leisure Studies, 1, 1982, pp. 171‑182.  Also in K. Thompson, ed, Work, Employment and Unemployment, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1984, pp. 238‑246.

 

(With J. Duggan and M. Noble), `Out‑of‑school youth in high unemployment areas: an empirical investigation',  British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 10, 1982, pp. 1‑11.

 

`British leisure research 1982: the situation, trends and prospects', in Trends in Leisure Research in Europe, ELRA Research Group, Edition No. 1, Institute of Culture, Budapest, 1982, pp. 157‑176.

 

(With J. Duggan and M. Noble).  `Racial disadvantage in youth labour markets', in L Barton and S Walker, eds., Race, Class and Education, Croom Helm, London, 1983, pp. 191‑208.

 

`Sidelines or forefront: the role of leisure in an age of rising unemployment', in S. Glyptis, ed., Urban Leisure Provision and Unemployment: issues and situations, Leisure Studies Association Newsletter Supplement, 1, January 1982, pp. 1‑3.

 

`The employment services', in J. Mays, A. Forder and O. Keidan, eds., Penelope Hall's Social Services of England and Wales, Routledge, London, 1983, pp. 61‑91.

 

(With M. Noble and J. Duggan), `Young, black and out‑of‑work', in B. Troyna and D.I. Smith, eds., Racism, School and the Labour Market, National Youth Bureau, Leicester, 1983, pp. 17‑28.

 

`Drinking: a sociology of leisure perspective', New Direction in the Study of Alcohol Group.  Members booklet 6, 1983, pp. 26‑34.

 

`Youth unemployment and "urban" unrest', in J. Benyon, ed., Scarman and After, Pergamon, Oxford, 1984, pp. 175‑183.

 

`Problems and initiatives in youth unemployment', Journal of Community Health Care, 11th April 1984, pp. 320‑326.

 

`Looking for work or looking for trouble?  Crime and the young unemployed', Christian Action Journal, Summer 1984, pp. 18‑20.

 

`Social class and social change in contemporary Britain', in N. Woodhead, ed., Politics and Class, Hesketh, Ormskirk, 1985, pp. 43‑58.

 

(With D.A. Chambers) `Changing times: hours of work/patterns of leisure', World Leisure and Recreation, 27, 1, 1985, pp. 17‑23.

 

`Culture, leisure, society ‑ the pluralist scenario', in T. Bennett, G. Martin, C. Mercer and J. Woollacott, eds., Culture, Ideology and Social Process, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1981, pp. 265‑283.

 

(With S. Dench and D. Richardson) `The Careers Service under pressure', Careers Bulletin, Summer 1985, pp. 2‑9.

 

`Youth in the 1980s:  a new way of life', International Social Science Journal, 37, 1985, pp. 427‑440.

 

(With S. Dench and D. Richardson) `Firms' uses of the Youth Training Scheme', Policy Studies, 6, 1986, pp. 37‑53.

 

(With D. Chambers) `Why shiftwork is resisted and resented', in S. Parker and T. Veal, eds., Work, Non‑Work and Leisure, Leisure Studies Association,  Conference Papers 23, London, 1985, pp. 39‑53.

 

`Leisure and urban life‑styles in Britain', in M. Sagi, ed., Cities in the Eighties, Institute for Culture, Budapest, 1986, pp. 85‑109.

 

`Youth and Leisure', in S. Parker, ed., International Handbook of Leisure Studies and Research, Leisure Studies Association, London, 1985, pp. 8‑11.

 

`Leisure', in M. Haralambos, ed., Developments in Sociology, Vol.2, Causeway Press, Ormskirk, 1986, pp. 25‑48.

 

(With S. Dench and D. Richardson), `Youth labour markets in the 1980s', Employment Gazette, 94, 1986, pp. 241‑246.  Reprinted in Careers Bulletin, Autumn 1986, pp. 2‑7.

 

`Youth and leisure in the 1980s', in B. Filipcova, ed., The Way of Life, Leisure and Cultural Development, Vol.II, Czechoslolavak Academy of Sciences, Prague, 1986, pp. 255‑267.

 

`Youth Unemployment, Sport and Leisure', in K. Mangan and R.B. Small, eds., Sport, Culture, Society, Spon, London, 1986, pp. 212‑219.

 

`Unemployment, youth and leisure in the 1980s', in L. Haywood and I. Henry, eds., Leisure and Youth, Leisure Studies Association Conference Papers 17, London, 1985, pp. 1‑22.

 

`Biography and history: work and leisure across the life‑span', in W. Fache, ed., Leisure Research Through Multi‑disciplinary and International Exchange and Co‑operation, World Leisure and Recreation Association, New York, 1986, pp. 72‑82.

 

`The significance of employment trends for education, training and guidance', in Employment Trends Towards 2000, Conference Report, Lothian Regional Council, Edinburgh, 1986, pp 8‑9.

 

(With J T Gattas, R Schmitz‑Scherzer, W Tokarski and I Vitanyi), `Leisure and life‑styles:  towards a research agenda', Society and Leisure, 9, 1987, 529‑539.

 

(With S Dench and D Richardson), `Unemployment and the restructuring of youth labour markets', in D Schwefel, P G Svensson and H Zollner, eds, Unemployment, Social Vulnerability and Health in Europe, Springer‑Verlag, Berlin, 1987, pp. 184‑195.

 

(With S Dench and D Richardson), `Youth rates of pay and employment', in P Brown and D N Ashton, eds, Education, Unemployment and Labour Markets, Falmer Press, Lewes, 1987, pp. 198‑217.

 

`Liverpool:  growing up amidst economic decline', ESRC Newsletter, 61, 1987, pp. 10‑11.

 

`ESRC ‑ Young people in society', Youth and Policy, 22, 1987, pp. 15‑24.

 

(With D Brodie and S Dench), `Youth Unemployment and out‑of‑home recreation', Society and Leisure, 10, 1987, pp. 281‑294.

 

(With C S York and D A Brodie), `Participant sport in the commercial sector', Leisure Studies, 7, 1988, pp. 145‑157.

 

(With D Brodie), `Leisure and Unemployment:  another case of the survival of the fittest', in Sammlung Der Referate, Europaisches Freizeiforum, European Leisure and Recreation Association/Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut, Zurich, 1988, 15pp.

 

`Leisure and social change in the 1980s', Recreation West '87 Conference, Western Australia Recreation Council, Perth, 1987, pp. 5‑27.

 

`Youth at leisure in the 1980s', Recreation West '87 Conference, Western Australia Recreation Council, Perth, 1987, pp. 89‑101.

 

`Towards a vibrant future', Recreation West '87 Conference, Western Australia Recreation Council, Perth, 1987, pp. 152‑155.

 

(With R Sidaway and M Collins), `The Panel's legacy', Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, 22, 1988, pp. 16‑25.

 

(With K L Lamb, S Dench and D A Brodie), `Sports participation and health status: a preliminary analysis', Social Science and Medicine, 27, 1988, pp. 1309‑1316.

 

(With D Richardson and S Dench), `Sex discrimination in youth labour markets and employers' interests', in S Walby, ed, Gender Segregation at Work, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1988, pp. 100‑113.

 

(With K L Lamb and D A Brodie), `Physical fitness and health‑related fitness as indicators of a positive health state', Health Promotion, 3, 1988, pp. 171‑182.

 

(With S Dench and D Richardson), `Youth unemployment in the 1980s', in B Coles, ed, Young Careers, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1988, pp. 23‑35.

 

(With D A Brodie and K L Lamb), `Body composition and self‑perceived health and fitness among indoor sports participants', Ergonomics, 31, 1988, pp. 1551‑1557.

 

`The society of leisure: myth and reality', in F Coalter, ed, Freedom and Constraint, Routledge, London, 1989, pp. 56‑73.

 

`Unemployment, youth and leisure in the 1980s', in F Coalter, ed, Freedom and Constraint, Routledge, London, 1989, pp. 201‑223.

 

`The restructuring of work entry and the redefinition of guidance issues', Prospects, 18, 1988, pp. 493‑504.

 

(With G Parsell), `Recent changes in the pathways from school to work', in K Hurrelman and U Engel, eds, The Social World of Adolescents : International Perspectives, de Gruyter, Berlin and New York, 1989, pp. 369‑391.

 

`Public sector leisure provision and the quality of life in Belfast', Recreatie Reeks Nr 6, Strichting Recreatie, Rotterdam, 1989, 10 pp.

 

(With G Parsell), Opportunity structures and career trajectories from age 16‑19, ESRC 16‑19 Initiative, Occasional Paper 1, City University, London, 1989, 27 pp.

 

(With C York, S Dench and J Minten), `Indoor sport provisions and participants', in B J H Brown, ed, Leisure and the Environment, Leisure Studies Association Conference Papers 31, Eastbourne, 1989, pp. 58‑77.

 

(With M Siwek and G Parsell), What are Britain's 16‑19 year olds learning?, ESRC 16‑19 Initiative, Occasional Paper 10, City University, London, 1989, 34 pp.  Also in Training and Development, February 1990, pp. 18‑20, and March 1990, pp. 11‑14.

 

(With G Parsell and M Connolly), Britain's economic recovery, the new demographic trend, and young people's transitions into the labour market, ESRC 16‑19 Initiative, Occasional Paper 8, City University, London, 1989, 43 pp.

 

(With G Parsell), The Stratification of Youth Training, ESRC 16‑19 Initiative, Occasional Paper 11, City University, London, 37 pp, 1989; British Journal of Education and Work, 5, 1992, pp 65-83.

 

(With K L Lamb, S Dench and D A Brodie), `Leisure patterns, health status and employment status', Leisure Studies, 8, 1989, pp. 229‑235.

 

`Youth unemployment in Liverpool', in D Downes, ed, Crime and the City, Macmillan, Basingstoke, 1989, pp. 88‑110.

 

(With D A Brodie, R Campbell, K L Lamb, J Minten and C York), `Indoor sports centres: trends in provision and usage', in Health Promotion Research Trust, Fit for Life, London, 1989, pp. 83‑101.

 

(With D A Brodie, R Campbell, K L Lamb, J Minten and C York), `Indoor sports centres: the influence of age and participation rates on the health and fitness of users', in Health Promotion Research Trust, Fit for Life, London, 1989, pp. 103‑114.

 

(With A Olszewska), `Introduction', in A Olszewska and K Roberts, eds, Leisure and Life‑Style, Sage, London, 1989, pp. 1‑16.

 

`Great Britain: socio‑economic polarisation and the implications for leisure', in A Olszewska and K Roberts, eds, Leisure and Life‑Style, Sage, London, 1989, pp. 47‑61.

 

(With J Minten), `Great Britain', in T J Kamphorst and K Roberts, eds, Trends in Sports: a Multinational Perspective, Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, The Netherlands, 1989, pp. 305‑329.

 

(With T J Kamphorst), `Introduction', in T J Kamphorst and K Roberts, eds, Trends in Sports: A Multinational Perspective, Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, 1989, pp. 23‑32.

 

(With T J Kamphorst), `Discussion and conclusions', in T J Kamphorst and K Roberts, eds, Trends in Sports: A Multinational Perspective, Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, 1989, pp. 383‑402.

 

(With S Dench and D Richardson), `Youth labour market processes, outcomes and policies', in D Gleeson, ed, Training and its Alternatives, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1990, pp. 76‑89.

 

`Belfast: indoor sport mecca', Commonwealth and International Conference Proceedings, Vol.6, Recreation, Leisure, Play, Auckland, 1990, pp. 184‑189.

 

(With J H Minten, C Chadwick and D A Brodie), `Non‑elite careers in participant sport', Commonwealth and International Conference Proceedings, Vol.2, Sport, Auckland, 1990, pp. 215‑220.

 

(With D A Brodie), `The rise of sports participation in the United Kingdom', Society and Leisure, 12, 1990, pp. 307‑324.

 

`Leisure theory:  defending the roots and cultivating new branches', in S Parker and A Tomlinson, eds, Work, Leisure and Lifestyles, Part I, Leisure Studies Association, Conference Papers 33, Brighton, 1989, pp. 68‑86.

 

(With G Parsell), `Culturas da juventude transformacao social e a transicao para a vida adulta na Gra‑Bretanha', Analise Social, 105, 1990, pp.  167-192.

 

(With J Minten, C Chadwick and D A Brodie), `Sporting lives:  a case study of leisure careers', in Leisure Changes:  Bringing People, Resources and Policy into Play, Proceedings of Sixth Canadian Congress on Leisure Research, Ontario Research Council on Leisure, 1990, pp. 29‑34.

 

(With S Dench and D Brodie), `Leisure‑styles and the rest of life', in B Filipcova, S Glyptis and W Tokarski, eds, Life Styles: Theories, Concepts, Methods and the Results of Life Style Research in International Perspective, Vol II, Institute for Philosophy and Sociology of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, 1990, pp. 277‑301.

 

`Leisure and sociological theory in Britain', Society and Leisure, 13, 1990, pp. 105‑127.

 

(With K L Lamb and D A Brodie), `Self‑perceived health among sports participants and non‑sports participants', Social Science and Medicine, 31, 1990, 963‑969.

 

(With R Campbell and A Furlong), `Class and gender divisions among young adults at leisure', in C Wallace and M Cross, eds, Youth in Transition, Falmer Press, London, 1990, pp. 129‑145.

 

(With K L Lamb and D A Brodie).  `Health assessment and sports participation among indoor sports participants', in J Long, ed, Leisure, Health and Wellbeing, Conference Papers 44, Leisure Studies Association, Brighton Polytechnic, Eastbourne, 1990, pp. 21‑30.

 

(With G. Parsell).  `The political orientations, interests and activities of Britain's 16 to 18 year olds in the late-1980s', Occasional Paper 26, ESRC 16-19 Initiative, City University, London, 1990, 44 pp.

 

(With G. Parsell), `Young people's routes into UK labour markets in the late-1980s', Occasional Paper 27, ESRC 16-19 Initiative, City University, London, 1990, 28 pp.

 

(With D A Brodie, R Campbell, K L Lamb, J Minten and C York), `Getting to the heart of sports provision', Recreation, November/December 1990, pp. 4‑9.

 

(With G Parsell and M Connolly), `Young people's transitions into the labour market', in M Cross and G Payne, eds, Work and the Enterprise Culture, Falmer Press, London, 1991, pp. 102-125.

 

(With J H Minten, C Chadwick, K L Lamb and D A Brodie),  `Sporting lives: a case study of leisure careers', Society and Leisure, 14, 1991, pp. 261-284.

 

`Young citizens', Social Science Teacher, 20, 2, 1991, pp. 44-45.

 

(With K L Lamb, D A Brodie, and J H Minten), `A Comparison of selected health-related data from surveys of a general population and a sporting population,' Social Science and Medicine, 33, 1991, pp.  835-839.

 

`The disintegration of sport', in T Williams, L Almond and A Sparkes, eds, Sport and Physical Activity: Moving Towards Excellence, Spon, London, 1992, pp. 585-590.

 

(With S Dench and D Richardson), `Gender divisions in youth labour markets', in M Featherstone, ed. The Future Work and Unemployment, Teeside Polytechnic, 1990, pp. 47-64.

 

(With S Dench and C York), `Indoor sport provisions and participants: some preliminary findings', in M Featherstone, ed.  The Future of Work and Unemployment, Teeside Polytechnic, 1990, pp. 259-275.

 

(With K L Lamb, L P Asturias and D A Brodie), `Sports participation - how much does it cost?' Leisure Studies, 11, 1992, pp. 19-29.

 

(With G Parsell), `Young people's sources and levels of income, and patterns of consumption, in Britain in the late-1980s', Youth and Policy, 35, December 1991, pp. 20-25.

 

(With A Furlong and R Campbell), `The effects of post-16 experience and social class on the leisure patterns of young adults', Leisure Studies, 9, 1990, pp 213-224, also in D Botterill and A Tomlinson, eds, Ideology, Leisure Policy and Practice, Leisure Studies Association Publication 45, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, 1991, pp 165-176.

 

(With M Connolly and G Parsell), `Black youth in the Liverpool labour market', New Community, 18, 1992, pp. 209-228.

 

`The disintegration of sport', in T Williams, L Almond and A Sparkes, eds, Sport and Physical Activity, Spon, London, 1992, pp. 585-590.

 

(With G Parsell and C Chadwick), `Unemployment and young people's leisure in Liverpool and Swindon', Society and Leisure, 14, 1991 pp. 513-530.

 

`The social condition of young people in Europe', in Leisure and New Citizenship, proceedings of VIII Congress of the European Leisure and Recreation Association, Bilbao, 1992, pp. 107-115.

 

`Leisure responses to urban ills in Great Britain and Northern Ireland', in J Sugden and C Knox, eds, Leisure in the 1990s: Rolling Back the Welfare State, Leisure Studies Association Publication 46, Chelsea School Research Centre, Eastbourne, 1992, pp. 9-14.

 

(with G Parsell), `Entering the labour market in Britain: the survival of traditional opportunity structures', Sociological Review, 30, 1992, pp. 727-753.

 

Contribution to Review Symposium on B Troyna and R Hatcher, Racism in Children's Lives, British Journal of Sociology of Education, 13, 1992, pp. 375-382.

 

`Young adults in Europe', in Vereniging voor de Vrijetijdssector, Internationalisation and Leisure Research, proceedings of a conference.  Tilburg, 1992, 19 pp.

 

`Young people's leisure in Britain and Germany: a test of European integration', World Leisure and Recreation, 34. 4, 1992, pp. 15-18.

 

`The social conditions, consequences and limitations of careers guidance', and `Postscript', in W Dryden and A G Watts, eds, Guidance and Counselling in Britain: a 20 Year Perspective, Hobsons, Cambridge, 1993, pp. 183-195.

 

`Career trajectories and the mirage of increased social mobility', in I Bates and G Riseborough, eds, Youth and Inequalities, Open University Press, Buckingham, 1993, pp. 229-245; also in J Ahier, B Cosin and M Hales, eds, Diversity and Change, Routledge, London, 1995, pp 161-178.

 

(With A Brown), `Individuals in context: stability and change', in K Evans and W R Heinz, eds, Becoming Adults in England and Germany, Anglo-German Foundation, London, 1994, pp 17-42.

 

(With L Asturias and D A Brodie), `Health and the leisure factor', in A J Veal, P Johnson and G Cushman, eds, Leisure and Tourism: Social and Environmental Change, Centre for Leisure and Tourism Studies, Sydney University of Technology, 1993, pp 366-369.

 

(With S C Clark and C Wallace), `Flexibility and individualisation: a comparison of transitions into employment in England and Germany', Sociology, 28, 1994, pp. 31-54.

 

`De quelle societe du loisir s'agit-il?' in G Pronovost, C Attias-Donfut and N Samuel, eds, Temps Libre et Modernite, Presse de l'Universite du Quebec, Sainte-Foy, 1993, pp. 85-100.

 

(With G Parsell), `Youth cultures in Britain: the middle class take-over', Leisure Studies, 13, 1994, pp. 33-48.

 

(With T Szumlicz), `Changing inequalities: youth labour markets in post-communist Poland', in R M Blackburn, ed, Social Inequality in a Changing World, Sociological Research Group, Cambridge, 1994, pp. 50-70.

 

(With T Szumlicz), `Transitions into the labour market in post-communist Poland', Youth and Policy, 44, Spring 1994, pp. 21-36.

 

(with A Perzyna), Old and New Routes into Post-communist Poland's Youth Labour Markets: the experiences and views of young people and their parents, Occasional Paper 2, Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work Studies, University of Liverpool, 1994, 49 pp.

 

(with Y Corcoran-Nantes), `"We've got one of those": the peripheral status of women in male dominated industries', Gender, Work and Organization, 2, 1995, pp. 21-33.  Also in D Dunn, ed, Workplace/Women's Place: Anthology, Roxbury, Los Angeles, 1997, pp. 271-287.

 

(with Y Corcoran-Nantes), `TQM, the new training and industrial relations', in A Wilkinson and H Willmott, eds, Making Quality Critical, Routledge, London, 1995, pp. 194-218.

 

`Untying leisure's conceptual knot: returning to a residual time definition', International Committee on the Sociology of Leisure Newsletter, November 1994, pp. 3-10.

 

`The role of leisure and recreational sport in Europe', in J Mester, ed, Sport Sciences in Europe 1993: Current and Future Perspectives, Meyer and Meyer Verlag, Aachen, 1994, pp. 113-125.

 

`Young people and football in Liverpool', in I Henry, ed, Leisure: Modernity, Postmodernity and Lifestyles, Leisure Studies Association, Publication 48, Eastbourne, 1994, pp. 157-171.

 

`Great Britain: socio-economic polarisation and the implications for leisure', in C Critcher, P Bramham and A Tomlinson, eds, Sociology of Leisure: a reader, Spon, London, 1995, pp. 6-19.

 

`Work and its corollaries', in C Critcher, P Braham and A Tomlinson, eds, Sociology of Leisure: a reader, Spon, London, 1995, pp. 38-42.

 

`The pluralist scenario', in C Critcher, P Braham and A Tomlinson, eds, Sociology of Leisure: a reader, Spon, London, 1995, pp. 236-246.

 

`Introduction', in K Roberts, ed, Leisure and Social Stratification, Leisure Studies Association Publication 53, Eastbourne, 1995, pp 1-3.

 

`Young people's leisure in post-communist Poland', in D Leslie, ed, Tourism and Leisure - Culture, Heritage and Participation, Leisure Studies Association Publication 51, Eastbourne, 1995, pp 11-30.

 

(with Tan Ying), `Vulnerability during school-to-work transitions in post-communist Poland', Network on Transitions in Youth Working Paper, European Science Foundation, Strasbourg, 1994, pp 21.

 

`Individualizácia a ohrozenie mládeºe v Europe', in L Machacek, ed, Individualizácia Mládeºe A Modernizácia SpoloFnosti, Sociologický Ústav SAV, Bratislava, 1995, pp 45-57.

 

`The current situation of leisure research' (in Korean), in Cultural Society of the Twenty-First Century and Leisure Project, proceeedings of an International Symposium, Korean Leisure Research Society, Seoul, 1995, pp 33-41.

 

(with T Szumlicz), `Education and school-to-work transitions in post-communist Poland', British Journal of Education and Work, 8, 1995, pp 54-74.

 

(with B Jung), `Young people's leisure and lifestyles in post-communist Poland', in T Tibori, ed, Tarsadalmi Ido-Szabadido, Magyar Szabadido Tarsasag, Budapest, 1995.

 

(with Tan Ying), `Sports policy in the People's Republic of China', in S Fleming, M Talbot and A Tomlinson, eds, Policy and Politics in Sport, Physical Education and Leisure, Leisure Studies Association, Publication 55, Brighton, 1995, pp 109-125.

 

`School children and sport', in L Lawrence, E Murdock and S Parker, eds, Professional and Development Issues in Leisure, Sport and Education, Leisure Studies Association, Publication 56, Brighton, 1995, pp 337-345.

 

(with A Kurzynowski and T Szumlicz), `The employment of youth in the opinions of their employers' (in Polish), Biuletynigs IGS, ROK XXXVIII, Szkola Glowna Handlowa, Warsaw, 1995, pp 104-134.

 

(with A Kurzynowski), `Young people and their employers in present-day Poland', Occasional Paper 6, Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work Studies, University of Liverpool, 1996, pp 107.

 

`Young people, schools, sport and government policies', Sport Education and Society, 1, 1996, pp 47-57.

 

(with T J Kamphorst, P De Knop, B Skirstad and L-M Engstrom), `Purposes, methodology and problems of a cross-national or international comparative project on youth sport', in P De Knop, L-M Engstrom, B Skirstad and M R Weiss, eds, Worldwide Trends in Youth Sport, Human Kinetics, Champaign, Illinois, 1996, pp 2-7.

 

`Youth and employment in modern Britain', Sociology Review, 5, 4, April 1996, pp 25-29.

 

`Youth unemployment in Britain', Policy Options, 17, 6, 1996, pp 55-59.

 

`Youth unemployment and self-employment in former communist countries', International Bulletin of Youth Research, 13, 1996, pp 23-25.

 

`Youth cultures and sport: the success of school and community sport provisions in Britain', European Physical Education Review, 2, 1996, pp 105-115.

 

`Individualisation and risk in East and West Europe', in H Helve and J Bynner, eds, Youth and Life Management: Research Perspectives, Helsinki University Press, Yliopistopaino, 1996, pp 226-240.

 

`Risk and danger in young people's leisure', in V Varma, ed, Violence in Children and Adolescents, Jessica Kingsley, London, 1997, pp 144-156.

 

`Work and leisure in young people's lives', in J T Haworth, Work, Leisure and Well-Being, Routledge, London, 1997, pp 145-164.

 

`Same activities, different meanings: British youth cultures in the 1990s', Leisure Studies, 16, 1997, pp 1-15.

 

(with A Kurzynowski, T Szumlicz and B Jung), `Employers' workforce formation practices, young people's employment opportunities and labour market behaviour in post-communist Poland', Communist Economies and Economic Transformation, 9, 1997, pp 87-99.

 

`Old questions and new challenges: the sociology of leisure in the 1990s', International Committee on the Sociology of Leisure Newsletter, March 1997, pp 1-6.

 

`Is there an emerging British underclass?  The evidence from youth research', in R MacDonald, ed, Youth, the Underclass and Social Exclusion, Routledge, London, 1997, pp 39-54.

 

`Youth training', in H Jones, ed, Towards a Classless Society?, Routledge, London, 1997, pp 72-95.

 

`Prolonged transitions to uncertain destinations: the implications for careers guidance', British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 25, 1997, pp 345-360.

 

(with S Kovatcheva), `Youth labour markets in Bulgaria', in Z Sevic and G Wright, eds, Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe, Vol I, YASF/Student Cultural Centre, Belgrade, 1997, pp 237-247.

 

`Globalisation and business education in the UK', Focus on Business Education, Autumn, 1997, pp 5-7.

 

`Structure and agency: the new youth research agenda', in J Bynner, L Chisholm and A Furlong, eds, Youth, Citizenship and Social Change in a European Context, Ashgate, Aldershot, 1997, pp 56-65.

 

`New routes into the labour market: youth unemployment and self-employment in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria and Slovakia', in L Machacek and K Roberts, eds, Youth Unemployment and Selfemployment in East-Central Europe, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, 1997, pp 7-12.

 

`Young people in post-communist countries: Western and East-Central Europe', in A L Marshak, ed, Social Problems of the Current Stage of Reforms: Sociological Analysis, Moscow State University of Social Sciences/Ministry of Labour and Social Development, Moscow, 1997, pp 167-171 (in Russian).

 

(with C Fagan, K Foti, B Jung, S Kovatcheva and L Machacek), `Youth unemployment in East-Central Europe', Sociologia: Slovak Sociological Review, 29, 1997, 671-684.

 

`Why old questions are the right response to new challenges: the sociology of leisure in the 1990s', Society and Leisure, 20, 1997, 369-381.

 

(with B Jung), `Leisure and lifestyles of the young unemployed and self-employed in four Central and Eastern European countries', World Leisure and Recreation, 39, 4, 1997, pp 18-22.

 

`Work and leisure: the recent history of a changing relationship and the related research issues', Vrijtijd Studies, 16, 1, 1998, pp 21-34.

 

`Bratislava to Yerevan: devastation and reconstruction', in W Nahrstedt and T Pancic Kombol, eds, Leisure, Culture and Tourism in Europe, Institut fur Freizeitwissenschaft und Kulturabeit, Bielefeld, 1998, pp 311-320.

 

(with C Fagan, K Foti, S Kovatcheva, B Jung, A Kurzynowski, T Szumlicz, L Machacek and J Tholen), `The young self-employed in East-Central Europe’, in V Edwards, ed, Convergence or Divergence: Aspirations and Reality in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia, Proceedings of Fourth Annual Conference, CREEB, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, 1998, pp 364-394.

 

(with C Fagan), `The effects of commercialisation on leisure: evidence from the new East’, in F Lobo, ed, Social Knowledge: Heritage, Challenges, Perspectives, Proceedings of Research Committee 13, 14th World Congress of Sociology, Edith Cowan University, Perth, 1998, pp 135-145.

 

(with J Tholen), `Young entrepreneurs in East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union’, T Lines, ed, Transitions to What?  Restarting Development After Communism, Institute of Development Studies Bulletin, 29, 3, 1998, pp 59-64.

 

(with C Fagan), `Who succeeds in business in the new market economies?’ in N Tilkidjiev, ed, The Middle Class as a Precondition for a Sustainable Society, AMCD, Sofia, 1998, pp 129-137.

 

(with A Adibekian and L Tarkhnishvili), `New lives for old: young people in post-independence Armenia and Georgia’, in S Scraton, ed, Leisure, Time and Space: Meanings and Values in People’s Lives, Leisure Studies Association, Brighton, 1998, pp 131-143.

 

(with A Adibekian, G Nemiria, L Tarkhnishvili and J Tholen), `Traders and mafiosi: the young self-employed in Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine’, Journal of Youth Studies, 1, 1998, pp 259-278.

 

`School-to-work transitions in former communist countries’, Journal of Education and Work, 11, 1998, pp 221-238.

 

(with A Field), `Physical activity: patterns and policy options’, in I Sharp, ed, Social Inequalities in Coronary Heart Disease, National Heart Forum, London, 1998, pp 99-105.

 

(with C Fagan), `Young people and their leisure in former communist countries: four theses examined’, Leisure Studies, 18, 1999, pp 1-17.

 

(with C Fagan), `Young people’s participation in sport and other leisure activities in the former Soviet Union’, European Physical Education Review, 5, 1999, pp 75-90.

 

(with C Fagan), ‘Old and new routes into the labour markets in ex-communist countries’, Journal of Youth Studies, 2, 1999, pp153-170.

 

(with J Tholen), ‘Young entrepreneurs in the new market economies’, South East Europe Review, 2, 1999, pp 157-177.

 

(with S Kovatcheva), ‘New businesses in East-Central Europe’s new labour markets’, in Faculty of Economics, University of Split, Enterprise in Transition, Split-Sibenik, 1999, pp 267-269.

 

(with C Fagan, K Foti, B Jung, S Kovatcheva and L Machacek), ‘Tackling youth unemployment in East-Central Europe’, Journal for East European Management Studies, 4, 1999, pp 238-251.

 

(with C Fagan, J Tholen, G Nemiria, A Adibekian and L Tarkhnishvili), ‘Young people and employment in the transition countries: evidence from Ukraine, Georgia and Armenia’, The Finnish Review of East European Studies, 1, 1999, pp 6-24.

 

(with K Foti), ‘Europe’s choice: regulation or deregulation of youth labour markets?  Old alternatives and new test cases’, in J Bynner and R Silbereisen, eds, Adversity and Challenge in Life in the New Germany and England, Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2000, pp38-61.

 

(with J Tholen), ‘Junge unternehemer in den neuen marktgesellschaften mittel-und ostereupas (Bulgarien, Polen, Slowakei, Ungarn) und der fruheren Sowjetunion (Armenien, Georgien, Ukraine)’, in D Bogenhold, ed. Unternehmens-Grundung and Dezentralitat, Westdeutscher Verlag, Opladen/Wiesbaden, 1999,  pp257-278.

 

(with J Tholen), ‘Jungunternehmer-moteren des wandels’, Mitbestimmung, October 1999,  pp20-24.

 

‘Deprofessionalise or die: the end of century choice for the leisure professions’, World Leisure and Recreation, 41, 4, 1999, pp20-25.

 

(with C Fagan, I Boutenko and K Razlogov), ‘Economic polarisation, leisure practices and policies, and the quality of life in post-communist Moscow’, in Quality of Life in Cities, 21st Century QoL, Proceedings of Second International Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2000, pp 638-648.

 

(with C Fagan, J Tholen, L Machacek, S Kovatcheva, B Jung, A Kurzynowski, T Szumlicz and K Foti), ‘The new east’s new businesses: heart of the labor market problem and/or part of the solution?' Journal for East European Management Studies, 5, 2000, pp64-76.

 

(with C Fagan, L Tarkhnishvili, E Ivaschenko and A Adibekian), ‘Employment and social mobility: evidence from Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine in the 1990s’, European Journal of Education, 35, 2000, pp125-136.

 

‘Young and transition: towards the Europe of the twenty-first century’, Chevening Magazine, 1, 2, 2000, p47.

 

(with Changcheng Zhou), 'New private enterprises in three transitional contexts: Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, and China', Post-Communist Economies, 12, 2000, pp 187-199.

 

(with Changcheng Zhou), 'Developing new private enterprises in emerging market economies: lessons from Central Europe, the former Soviet Union and China', in Global Entrepreneurship for the New Millennium, proceedings of conference hosted by School of Management, Syracuse University, 2000.

 

'Cause for optimism: current reforms can work', Career Guidance Today, 8, 5, 2000, 25-27.

 

'GroBbritannien: die 70er und 80er jahre und rollenumkehr in den 90er jahren', in I Richter and S Sardei-Biermann, eds, Jugend-Arbeitslosigkeit: Ausbildungs und Beschaftigungs Programme in Europa, Leske and Budrich, Opladen, 2000, pp 57-77.

 

'Leisure and human development in the immediate future', in M C Cabeza, ed, Leisure and Human Development, University of Deusto, Bilbao, 2000, pp 97-99.

 

'The impact of leisure on society', World Leisure Journal, 42, 3, 2000, pp 3-10.

 

 

'The reconstruction of careers guidance', in Institute of Careers Guidance, Career Guidance: Constructing the Future, Trotman, Stourbridge, 2000, pp 1-8.

 

'Trans-national youth research: the value of collaboration of the start of the new millennium', Grani, 5, 1, 2001, pp 45-53; also in V Puuronen, ed, Youth on the Threshold of the 3rd Millennium, Karelian Institute, University of Joensuu, Joensuu, 2001, pp 13-28; also in Philosophical Research, XI-XII, 2001, pp 165-181.

 

(with C Fagan, I Boutenko and K Razlogov), 'Economic polarisation, leisure practices and policies, and the quality of life: a study in post-communist Moscow', Leisure Studies, 20, 2001, pp 161-172.

 

'Foundations for lifelong learning and guidance.  Youth: still the priority group', Career Research and Development, 3, June 2001, pp 5-6.

 

'The new East European model of education, training and youth employment', Journal of Education and Work, 14, 2001, pp 315-328.

 

(with C Fagan, J Tholen, G Nemiria, A Adibekian and L Tarkhnishvili), ‘Young people and employment in the transition countries: evidence from Ukraine, Georgia and Armenia’, in U Hentschel and L Burlatchuk, eds, Focus Eastern Europe: Psychological and Social Determinants of Behaviour in the Transition Countries, Studien Verlag, Innsbruck, 2001, pp 203-223.

 

‘Introduction: right approach for the wrong reasons’, in Institute of Career Guidance, Career Guidance: Constructing the Future - 2002.  Social Inclusion: Policy and Practice, Institute of Career Guidance, Stourbridge, 2002, pp 1-9.

 

‘Unemployment without social exclusion: evidence from young people in Eastern Europe’, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 21, 2001, 118-144.

 

‘Incomplete and inconsistent: globalisation as a scapegoat’, Career Guidance Today, 10, 3, 2002, 15-18.

 

‘Young people at the start on the new millennium in East and West Europe’, in N Korovitsyna, ed, Social and Cultural Transformations in the Second Part of XX Century in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe (in Russian), Institute of Slavonic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2002, pp 268-279.

 

(with D Duisenbekov, T Balykbaev, V Shabelnikov and J Tholen), ‘How to manage successfully in Central Asia’, Journal of East European Management Studies, 7, 2002, pp 316-322.

 

‘Are long or unsocial hours of work bad for leisure?’, in G Crow and S Heath, eds, Social Conceptions of Time: Structure and Process in Work and Everyday Life, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2002, pp 165-178.

 

(with G I Osadchaya, H V Dsuzev, V G Gorodyanenko and J Tholen, ‘Who succeeds and who flounders? Young people is East Europe’s new market economies’, Sociological Research Online, 7, 4, 2002, 22pp.

 

‘Changing patterns of occupational stratification in ECE and FSU’, in Sociological Problems (in Bulgarian), XXXIV, 1-2, 2002, pp 119-132.

 

‘Young people at the start on the new millennium in East and West Europe’, in N Korovitsyna, ed, Social and Cultural Transformations in the Second Part of XX Century in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe (in Russian), Institute of Slavonic Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2002, pp 268-279.

 

(with G I Osadchaya, K V Dsuzev, V G Gorodyanenko and J Tholen), ‘Economic conditions, and the family and housing transitions of young adults in Russia and Ukraine’, Journal of Youth Studies, 6, 2003, pp 71-88.

 

‘Change and continuity in youth transitions in Eastern Europe: lessons for Western sociology’, Sociological Review, 51, 2003, 484-505.

 

(with A Voskanyan, M Beghloyan, R Jorbanadze and L Tarkhnishvili), ‘Life and leisure among young adult war refugees in the South Caucasus’, World Leisure Journal, 45, 3, 2003, 4-12..

 

‘Modern sports: inalienable commonwealth’, in A Ibbetson, B Watson and M Ferguson, eds, Sport, Leisure and Social Inclusion, Leisure Studies Association Publication 82, Eastbourne. 2003.

 

‘Eastern Europe looks for guidance: building on established examples’, Career Guidance Today, 11, 4, 2003, 29-32.

 

‘Problems and priorities in the sociology of youth’, in A Bennett, M Cieslik and S Miles, eds, Researching Youth, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2003, 13-28.

 

 ‘School-to-work transitions: why the United Kingdom’s educational ladders always fail to connect’, International Studies in Sociology of Education, 14, 2004, 203-215.

 

‘Leisure inequalities, class divisions and social exclusion in present-day Britain’, Cultural Trends, 13, 2004, 57-71

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 ‘Theories and methods in cross-national youth research’, in G Osadchaya and E Meshkova, eds, Methodology of Sociological Analysis of Social Sphere, Russian State Social University, Moscow, 2004, 14-21.

 

‘Youth, leisure and social inclusion’, in M Barry, ed, Youth Policy and Social Inclusion, Martin Dunitz, London, 2004, 117-

 

(with I Predborska and K Ivaschenko), ‘Youth transitions in East and West Ukraine’, European Sociological Review, 20, 2004, 403-413.

 

(with A Smith and K Green), ‘Sports participation and the obesity/health crisis’, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 39, 2004, 457-464.

 

(with K Green and A Smith), ‘Social class, young people, sport and physical education’, in K Green and K Hardman, eds, Physical Education: Essential Issues, Sage, London, 2005, 180-196.

 

(with S Povall and J Tholen), ‘Farewell to the intelligentsia: political transformation and changing forms of leisure consumption in the former communist countries of Eastern Europe’, Leisure Studies, 24, 2005, 115-135.

 

‘The Athenian dream in leisure studies’, Leisure Issues, 7, 1, 2005, 2-13.

 

‘Youth unemployment and social exclusion’, in C Pole, J Pilcher and J Williams, eds, Young People in Transition: Becoming Citizens?  Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2005, 116-135.

 

(with L Tarkhnishvili, A Voskanyan and J Tholen), ‘Waiting for the market: young adults in Telavi and Vanadzor’, Journal of Youth Studies, 8, 2005, 313-330.

 

‘The cultural turn in leisure and tourism studies’, in A Chandra and D Nigam, eds, Tourism, Environment and Ecology, Shree Publishers, New Delhi, 2005, 59-70, ISBN: 81-8329-067-1,

 

‘Young people and family life in Eastern Europe’, in  C Leccardi and E Ruspini, eds, A New Youth? Young People, Generations and Family Life, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2006, 203-223.

 

‘Extreme leisure: do we need it?’ Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, 73, March 2006, 24-25.

 

‘Emergent class divisions among young adults in the former Soviet Union,

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‘The society of leisure: myth and reality’, in E Kennedy and H Pussard, eds, Defining the Field: 30 Years of the Leisure Studies Association, Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, 2006, 3-22,  ISBN 1 905369 00 X

 

‘The career pathways of young adults in the former Soviet Union’, Journal of Education and Work, 19, 2006. 415-432, ISSN 1363-9080/1469-9435/06/050415-18.

 

‘Class im selbsstverstandnis der britischen gesellscahft’, in H Kastendiek and R Sturm, eds, Landerbericht GroBbritannien, Bundeszentrale fur Politische Bildung, Bonn, 2006, 226-249. ISBN, 3-89331-676-0, ISSN 0435-7604.

 

‘Youth in the twenty-first century: individualisation, reflexivity and social integration’, in Hoba Napagurna, National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kiev, 2007, 57-67.

 

‘Youth transitions and generations: a response to Wyn and Woodman’, Journal of Youth Studies, 10, 2007, 263-269.ISSN 1367-6261 (print), 1469-9680 (online).

 

‘Work-life balance – the sources of the contemporary problem and the probable outcomes: a review and interpretation of the evidence’, Employee Relations, 29, 4, 2007, 334-351 ISBN 978-1-84663-518-2; ISSN 0142-5455

 

‘The student experience of present-day higher education in England’, in K M Gokulsing, ed, The New Shape of University Education in England, Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter, 2007, pp193-207.ISBN-13: 978-0-7734-5268-8; ISBN-10: 0-7734-5268-0..

 

‘Leisure and ethnicity’, Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, 78, November 2007, pp13-14.

 

(with A Teshmatullo, K Firdavsiy, B Sarateppo and J Tholen), ‘Planned transitions from education into employment in a managed post-communist market economy: a case study in Samarkand’, Journal of Education and Work, 20, 5, 2007, 437-451. ISSN 1363-9080 (print)/ISSN 1469-9435 (online)/07/050437-15.

 

(with L Kozahkulova, A Abulgazieva, K Firdavsiy and J Tholen), ‘Sources of and solutions to youth unemployment and employment problems in the new market economies: evidence from Central Asia’, Journal of Central Asian and Caucasian Studies, 2, 4, 2007, 103-130. ISSN: 1306-682X

 

‘The young self-employed in East-Central Europe’, in P Blokker and B Dallago, eds, Youth Entrepreneurship and Local Development in Central and Eastern Europe, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2008, pp 81-96, ISBN 978-0-7546-7905-7.

 

‘Connexions’, in B Goldson, ed, Dictionary of Youth Justice, Willan, Cullompton, 2008, p85. ISBN 978-1-84932-293-3/978-1-84392-294-0.

 

‘New Deal for young people’, in B Goldson, ed, Dictionary of Youth Justice, Willan, Cullompton, 2008, pp 245-246. ISBN 978-1-84932-293-3/978-1-84392-294-0.

 

(with D Birchwood and G Pollock), Explaining differences in sport participation rates among young adults: evidence from the South Caucasus’, European Physical Education Review, 14, 2008, 283-300.ISSN 1356-366X

 

‘Young people and leisure’, Youth and Policy, 100, 2008, 187-195. ISSN 0262 9798.

 

(with G Pollock, H Manasyan and J Tholen), ‘School-to-work transitions after two decades of post-communist transition, What’s new? Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 1, 2, 2008, 103-129. ISSN 1694-5948.

 

(with J Tholen, G Khachatryan, R Velidze, and G Pollock), ‘Transitions to adulthood in rural villages during the transition from communism in the South Caucasus’, Social Problems, 4, 2008, 117-140. Also in C leccardi, C Feixa, S Kovacheva, H Reiter and T Sekulic, eds, 1989 – Young People and Social Change after the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 2012, 15-28.

 

(with P Kamruzzaman and J Tholen), ‘Young people’s education to work transitions and inter-generational social mobility in post-Soviet Central Asia’, Young, 17, 2009, 59-80. ISSN 1103-3088.

 

(with G Pollock, S Rustamova, Z Mammadova and J Tholen), ‘Young adults’ family and housing life-stage transitions during post-communist transition in the South Caucasus’, Journal of Youth Studies, 12, 2, 2009, 151-166. ISSN 1367-6261.

 

‘Socio-economic reproduction’, in A Furlong, ed, Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: New Perspectives and Agendas, Routledge, London, 2009,14-21. ISBN 978-0-415-44540-5.

 

(with G Pollock, J Tholen and LTarkhnishvili), ‘Youth leisure careers during post-communist transitions in the South Caucasus’, Leisure Studies, 28, 2009, 261-277. ISSN 0261-4367

 

(with G Pollock), ‘New class divisions in the new market economies: evidence from the careers of young adults in post-Soviet Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia’, Journal of Youth Studies, 12, 2009, 579-596. ISSN 1367-6261.

 

‘Youth and leisure in transition’, Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, 83, July 2009, pp36-44.

 

‘Trends in leisure research’, Proceedings of 2009 China International Leisure Development Forum, Asia-Pacific Centre for the Study of Leisure, Zhejiang University, 2009, 388-398.

 

‘Opportunity structures then and now’, Journal of Education and Work, 22, 2009, 355-368. ISSN 1363-9080.

 

Can employment policies improve a society’s leisure?’ Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2, 2010, 83-88. ISSN 1940-7963.

 

(with J Haworth), ‘Foresight mental capital and wellbeing project’, Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, 85, March 2010, 23-26.

 

(with J Tholen, D Huseynadze, A Ibrahimov and G Pollock), ‘Graduate careers during the post-communist transition in the South Caucasus’, Educational Research and Reviews, 53, 3, 2010, 108-118. ISSN 1990-3839.

 

’Is post-communism still a useful concept? Evidence from studies of young people’s life stage transitions’, Annales: Annals for Istrian and Mediterranean Studies, 20, 1, 2010, 1-12.ISSN 1408-5348.

 

‘Leisure and sociology: past achievements and current challenges’, in I Modi, Ma Huidi and Ning Zequn, eds, Leisure and Civilization: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives, China Travel and Tourism Press, Beijing, 2010, pp21-29. ISBN 978-7-5032-3963-2.

 

‘Sociology of leisure’, Sociopedia.isa, 2010. www.sagepub.net/isa/resources/pdf/Leisure.pdf. 13pp.

 

‘Youth 2009: children of the year ’89. Historical narrative and political and social reality’, Forum 21: European Journal on Child and Youth Research, 5, 6, 2010, 16-22.ISSN 1866-7260.

 

‘Expansion of higher education and the implications for demographic class formation in Britain’, 21st Century Society, 5, 2010, 215-228, ISSN 1745-0144.

 

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‘Post-communist youth: is there a Central Asian pattern?’ Central Asian Survey, 29, 4, 2010, 537-549. ISSN 0263-4937. Also in S Kirmse, ed, Youth in the Former Soviet South: Everyday Lives Between Experimentation and Regulation, Routledge, London, 2011. ISBN 978041568.

 

’Leisure: the importance of being inconsequential’, Leisure Studies, 30, 1, 2011, 5-20. ISSN 0261-4367

 

‘Is Leisure Studies ethnocentric? If so, does this matter?’ World Leisure Journal, 52, 3, 2010, 164-176. ISSN 0441-9057.

 

‘Leisure: stability and change’, in M Wadsworth and J Bynner, eds, A Companion to Life Course Studies: The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies, Routledge, London, 2011, 174-202. ISBN13 9780415495400.

 

(with G Atherton and R Remedios), ‘Year 7 pupils’ views of the future’, Child Development Research, Volume 2011, article 502413, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2011/502314, 2011.

 

(with G Atherton), ‘Career development among young people in Britain today: poverty of aspiration or poverty of opportunity?’ International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 3, 5, 2011, 59-67. ISSN 2141-6656.

 

(with G Pollock), ‘Politics and trust in the South Caucasus, and in East and West Europe’, Polish Sociological Review, 2(174), 2011, 167-179. ISSN 1231-1413.

 

‘Children, young people and leisure: whose problem?’, in R Jeanes and J Magee, eds, Children, Youth and Leisure, Leisure Studies Association, Eastbourne, 2011, 1-14, ISBN 978 1 905369 24 9,

 

(with G Pollock), ‘Class in the South Caucasus’, European Societies,13, 2011, 757-782. ISSN 1461-6696.

 

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(with C Aguila and A Sicilia-Camancho), ‘Youth culture, postmodernism, and social divisions: an exploration of activities, restrictions, and expenditures in the leisure of Spanish university students’, Journal of Leisure Research, 44, 2012, 86-107. ISSN 0022-2216.

 

‘The leisure of young people in contemporary society’, Arbor Ciencia, Pensamiento y Cultura, 188, 754, March-April 2012, 327-337. ISSN: 0210-1963.

 

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‘1989: so hard to remember and so easy to forget’, in C Leccardi, C Feixa, S Kovacheva, H Reiter and T Sekulic, eds, 1989 – Young People and Social Change After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 2012, 15-28. ISBN 978-92-871-7183-2.

 

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1.         Leisure, Longman, London, 1970, 133 pp.

 

2.         (with T. Lane) Strike at Pilkingtons, Fontana, London, 1971, 266 pp.

 

3.         From School to Work: A Study of the Youth Employment Service, David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1972, 168 pp.  (Published in America as, From School to Work: A Study of the British Youth Employment Service, Barnes and Noble, New York, 1972).

 

4.         (with G. White and H. J. Parker) The Character‑Training Industry, David and Charles, Newton Abbot, 1974, 188 pp.

 

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6.         The Working Class, Longman, London, 1978, 206 pp.

 

7.         Contemporary Society and the Growth of Leisure, Longman, London, 1978, 191 pp.

 

8.         Leisure, Longman, London, Revised Edition, 1981, 140 pp.

 

9.         (with J. Duggan and M. Noble) Unregistered Youth Unemployment and Outreach Careers Work. Final Report Part One Non‑Registration, Research Paper 31, Department of Employment, London, 1981, 58 pp.  Part Two Outreach Careers Work, Research Paper 32, Department of Employment, London, 1982, 38 pp.

 

10.       Youth and Leisure, Allen and Unwin, London, 1983, 210 pp.  Translated and published in Chinese by Dazhong Wenyi Chubanshe (The Popular Literature Publishing House), Beijing, 1996, 227 pp.

 

11.  School‑leavers and their Prospects, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1984, 133 pp.

 

12.       (with S. Dench and D. Richardson) The Changing Structure of Youth Labour Markets, Department of Employment Research Paper 59, London, 1987, 184 pp.

 

13.       (with S. Dench, J. Minten and C. York) Community Response to Leisure Centre Provision in Belfast, Sports Council Study 34, London, 1989, 74 pp.

 

14.       (with A. Olszewska) eds, Leisure and Life‑Style: a Comparative Analysis of Free Time, Sage, London, 1989, 200 pp.

 

15.       (with T. J. Kamphorst) eds, Trends in Sports: a Multinational Perspective, Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, The Netherlands, 1989, 422 pp.

 

16.       (with J Bynner) eds, Youth and Work: Transition to Employment in England and Germany, Anglo-German Foundation, London, 1991, 303 pp.

 

17.       (with C Chadwick), Transitions into the Labour Market: The New Routes of the 1980s, A Study of Transitions 1984-87, Research and Development Series No. 65, Youth Cohort Series No. 16, Employment Department, Sheffield, 1991, 55 pp.

 

18.       (with M Banks, I Bates, G Breakwell, J Bynner, N Emler and L Jamieson), Careers and Identities, Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1992, 219 pp.

 

19.       (with M Connolly, G Ben-Tovim and P Torkington), Black Youth in Liverpool, Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, 1992, 102pp.

 

20.       (with D Brodie and K Lamb), Citysport Challenge, Health Promotion Research Trust, Cambridge, 1992, 113 pp.

 

21.       (with T J Kamphorst), guest editors, Society and Leisure, Leisure for One World; Unity and Diversity, Vol 14, No.2, Presse de l'Université du Quebec, 1991, 638 pp.

 

22.       (with D A Brodie), Inner-City Sport: Who Plays and What are the Benefits? Giordano Bruno, Culemborg, 1992, 152 pp.

 

23.       (with F Cook, S Clark and E Semeonoff), The Fragmentary Class Structure, Gregg Revivals, Aldershot, 1993, 200 pp.

 

24.       Youth and Employment in Modern Britain, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995, 139 pp.

 

25.       (with B Jung), Poland's First Post-Communist Generation, Avebury, Aldershot, 1995, 240 pp; translated and adapted as Postkomunistyczne Pokolenie, Ksiazka Wiedza, Warsaw, 1995, 240 pp.

 

26.  (Editor), Leisure and Social Stratification, Leisure Studies Association Publication 53, Eastbourne, 1995, 76 pp.

 

27.       (Editor), Youth at Risk, World Leisure and Recreation, Vol 38, No 2, 1996, 41 pp.

 

28.       (with A Barton, J Buchanan and B Goldson), Evaluation of a Home Office Initiative to Help Offenders into Employment, Home Office, London, 1996, 74 pp.

 

29.       (with A Kurzynowski), Mladziez Jej Pracodawcy We Wspolczesnej Polsce, Szkola Glowna Handlowa, Warsaw, 1997, 2 vols, pp 81 and 105.

 

30.       (with L Machacek), eds, Youth Unemployment and Selfemployment in East-Central Europe, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, 1997, pp 60.

 

31.       (with C Fagan, S Kovatcheva, L Machacek, K Foti, B Jung, A Kurzynowski and T Szumlicz), Raport Koncowy Z Projektow Badowczych: Ocena Progamow Promocy Dla Mladych Bezrobotnych W Krajach Europy Srodkowo - Wschodniej oraz Mladziez Pracujaca Na Wlasny Rachunek W Krajach Europy Srodkowo - Wschodniej, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, 1998, pp 87.

 

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33.       (with S C Clark, C Fagan and J Tholen), Surviving Post-Communism: Young People in the Former Soviet Union, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2000, 240 pp.

 

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  1. The Leisure Industries, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2004, 230pp.

 

  1. Leisure in Contemporary Society, second edition, CABI,.Wallingford, 2006, xii+260pp, ISBN-13: 978-1-84593-1/10: 1-84593-069-X.

 

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  1. Leisure Industry (in Chinese), Chongqing University Press, Chongqing, 2008, 193 pp, ISBN 978-7-5624-4466-4 (translation of The Leisure Industries, Palgrave, 2004)..

 

  1. Youth in Transition: Eastern Europe and the West, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2009,  xi + 243 pp, ISBN 10: 0-230-21444-4.

 

  1. (with G Atherton, E Cymbir, L Page and R Remedios), How Young People Formulate their Views about the Future, Research Report DCSF-Rr152, Department for Children, Schools and Families, London, 2009, 77pp. ISBN 978 1 84775 519 3.

 

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  1. Sociology: An Introduction, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2012, vi + 166 pp. ISBN 978 0 85793 019 4/978 0 85793 021 7.