Wilson S (2014) 'Sad to say but my whole life is on that computer': reflecting on emotions, intimacies and consumption in difficult circumstances and how to make sure these issues are reflected in policy discourse. Families, Relationships and Societies, 3 (1), pp. 149-152. https://doi.org/10.1332/204674313X13814984759010
This short paper argues that current policy discourse may serve to divorce discussion of various social phenomena including young people's consumption, from the social structures that influence their experience of those phenomena and present barriers to change. It provides tentative suggestions as to how concerned social scientists might address this concern.
consumption; housing; internet use; policy discourse; risk; young people
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