Youth Transitions, Welfare Policy and Contemporary Europe

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Youth Transitions, Welfare Policy and Contemporary Europe. / Roberts, Steve; Antonucci, Lorenza.

Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie. ed. / Andreas Lange; Christine Steiner; Sabina Schutter; Herwig Reiter. Springer, 2016. p. 1-13 (Springer NachschlageWissen ).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Roberts, S & Antonucci, L 2016, Youth Transitions, Welfare Policy and Contemporary Europe. in A Lange, C Steiner, S Schutter & H Reiter (eds), Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie. Springer NachschlageWissen , Springer, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-05676-6_21-1

APA

Roberts, S., & Antonucci, L. (2016). Youth Transitions, Welfare Policy and Contemporary Europe. In A. Lange, C. Steiner, S. Schutter, & H. Reiter (Eds.), Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie (pp. 1-13). (Springer NachschlageWissen ). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-05676-6_21-1

Vancouver

Roberts S, Antonucci L. Youth Transitions, Welfare Policy and Contemporary Europe. In Lange A, Steiner C, Schutter S, Reiter H, editors, Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie. Springer. 2016. p. 1-13. (Springer NachschlageWissen ). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-05676-6_21-1

Author

Roberts, Steve ; Antonucci, Lorenza. / Youth Transitions, Welfare Policy and Contemporary Europe. Handbuch Kindheits- und Jugendsoziologie. editor / Andreas Lange ; Christine Steiner ; Sabina Schutter ; Herwig Reiter. Springer, 2016. pp. 1-13 (Springer NachschlageWissen ).

Bibtex

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