Prof Ken Roberts BSc(Soc); MSc(Econ)

Professor Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

    Publications

    2019

    Transformation or reproduction? Trends with age in gender and class divisions in young single adults’ uses of free time in south and east Mediterranean countries since “the events of 2011”* (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Kovacheva, S., & Kabaivanov, S. (2019). Transformation or reproduction? Trends with age in gender and class divisions in young single adults’ uses of free time in south and east Mediterranean countries since “the events of 2011”*. World Leisure Journal. doi:10.1080/16078055.2019.1663975

    DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2019.1663975

    2018

    Arab Mediterranean youth: Political and religious participation (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Kovacheva, S., & Kabaivanov, S. (2018). Arab Mediterranean youth: Political and religious participation. Revista CIDOB d'Afers Internacionals, (118), 103-126. doi:10.24241/rcai.2018.118.1.103

    DOI: 10.24241/rcai.2018.118.1.103

    Young adults, new media, leisure and change in Saudi Arabia* (Journal article)

    Fadaak, T. H., & Roberts, K. (2018). Young adults, new media, leisure and change in Saudi Arabia. World Leisure Journal, 60(2), 127-139. doi:10.1080/16078055.2018.1456956

    DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2018.1456956

    Interrogating waithood: family and housing life stage transitions among young adults in North-West Africa countries (Journal article)

    Kovacheva, S., Kabaivanov, S., & Roberts, K. (2018). Interrogating waithood: family and housing life stage transitions among young adults in North-West Africa countries. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 1-16. doi:10.1080/02673843.2018.1430595

    DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2018.1430595

    Leisure and the Life-Cycle Squeeze among Young Adults in North Africa Countries (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Kovacheva, S., & Kabaivanov, S. (2018). Leisure and the Life-Cycle Squeeze among Young Adults in North Africa Countries. International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, 1(1), 29-42. doi:10.1007/s41978-017-0002-6

    DOI: 10.1007/s41978-017-0002-6

    Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession (Chapter)

    Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315231686

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315231686

    Youth in Transition (Chapter)

    Youth in Transition (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781351043649

    DOI: 10.4324/9781351043649

    2017

    Leisure, Risk and Reflexivity (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2017). Leisure, Risk and Reflexivity. In The Palgrave Handbook of Leisure Theory (pp. 705-718). Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-56479-5_40

    DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-56479-5_40

    Sport in Europe’s era of austerity: crisis or adaptation? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2017). Sport in Europe’s era of austerity: crisis or adaptation?. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 37(1/2), 123-130. doi:10.1108/IJSSP-11-2014-0102

    DOI: 10.1108/IJSSP-11-2014-0102

    ‘Modernisation theory meets Tunisia’s youth during and since the revolution of 2011’. (Report)

    Roberts, K., & Kabaivanov, S. (2017). ‘Modernisation theory meets Tunisia’s youth during and since the revolution of 2011’..

    Sharp Approximation for Transcendental Equation in Optimising Energy Efficiency (Conference Paper)

    Chien, S. F., Zarakovitis, C. C., Roberts, K., Ting, T. O., & IEEE. (2017). Sharp Approximation for Transcendental Equation in Optimising Energy Efficiency. In 2017 IEEE 13TH MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATIONS (MICC) (pp. 90-95). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

    2016

    Writing about leisure (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2018). Writing about leisure. World Leisure Journal, 60(1), 3-13. doi:10.1080/16078055.2016.1261645

    DOI: 10.1080/16078055.2016.1261645

    Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood (Chapter)

    Furlong, A. (n.d.). Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315753058

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315753058

    Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport (Chapter)

    Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport (2016). Taylor & Francis. doi:10.4324/9780203795002

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203795002

    Eastern European Youth Cultures in a Global Context (Chapter)

    Eastern European Youth Cultures in a Global Context (2016). Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/9781137385130

    DOI: 10.1057/9781137385130

    2015

    Leisure studies and the sociology of sport (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2015). Leisure studies and the sociology of sport. In Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport (pp. 164-173). doi:10.4324/9780203404066

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203404066

    Leisure, Sociology of (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2015). Leisure, Sociology of. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 853-858). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.32144-4

    DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.32144-4

    Youth Movements (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2015). Youth Movements. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (pp. 837-841). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.32174-2

    DOI: 10.1016/b978-0-08-097086-8.32174-2

    Social class and leisure during recent recessions in Britain (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2015). Social class and leisure during recent recessions in Britain. LEISURE STUDIES, 34(2), 131-149. doi:10.1080/02614367.2013.855939

    DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2013.855939

    Youth mobilisations and political generations: young activists in political change movements during and since the twentieth century (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2015). Youth mobilisations and political generations: young activists in political change movements during and since the twentieth century. JOURNAL OF YOUTH STUDIES, 18(8), 950-966. doi:10.1080/13676261.2015.1020937

    DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2015.1020937

    2014

    Idleness, Indolence and Leisure in English Literature (Chapter)

    Idleness, Indolence and Leisure in English Literature (2014). Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/9781137404008

    DOI: 10.1057/9781137404008

    Youth Participation in Europe: Beyond Discourses, Practices and Realities (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2014). Youth Participation in Europe: Beyond Discourses, Practices and Realities. CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY-A JOURNAL OF REVIEWS, 43(5), 713-714. doi:10.1177/0094306114545742jj

    DOI: 10.1177/0094306114545742jj

    Chapter (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2014). Chapter. In C. O. Nuere, & F. Bayon (Eds.), El Papel del Ocio en la Construccion del Joven (pp. 17-31). Bilbao: University of Duesto.

    Researching 'Inner City Sport: Who Plays and What are the Benefits?' (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2014). Researching 'Inner City Sport: Who Plays and What are the Benefits?'. In A. Smith, & I. Waddington (Eds.), Doing Real World Research in Sport Studies (pp. 146-157). London: Routledge.

    Youth and leisure experiences: youth cultures and social change in Britain since the early twentieth century (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2014). Youth and leisure experiences: youth cultures and social change in Britain since the early twentieth century. In S. Elkington, & S. J. Gammon (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives in Leisure: Meanings, Motives and Lifelong Learning, (pp. 154-169). London: Routledge.

    2013

    Career guidance in England today: reform, accidental injury or attempted murder? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2013). Career guidance in England today: reform, accidental injury or attempted murder?. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 41(3), 240-253. doi:10.1080/03069885.2013.773962

    DOI: 10.1080/03069885.2013.773962

    Education to work transitions: how the old middle went missing and why the new middle remains elusive (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2013). Education to work transitions: how the old middle went missing and why the new middle remains elusive. Sociological Research Online, 18(1), 3. Retrieved from http://www.socresonline.org.uk/18/1/3.html

    Gemischte bilanz: jugend und politik in Osteuropa' (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2013). Gemischte bilanz: jugend und politik in Osteuropa'. Osteuropa, 63(11-12), 53-60.

    Leisure and the life course (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2013). Leisure and the life course. In T. Blackshaw (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Leisure Studies (pp. 257-265). London: Routledge.

    Sociology meets Sinatra (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2013). Sociology meets Sinatra. Perfectly Frank, (355), 12-14.

    2012

    1989: so hard to remember and so easy to forget (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2012). 1989: so hard to remember and so easy to forget. In C. Leccardi, C. Feixa, S. Kovacheva, H. Reiter, & T. Sekulic (Eds.), 1989: Young People and Social Change after the Fall of the Brelin Wall (pp. 15-28). Strasbourg: Council of Europe.

    Career development among the lower socio-economic strata in developed countries (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2012). Career development among the lower socio-economic strata in developed countries. In M. Watson, & M. McMahon (Eds.), Career Development: Global Issues and Challenges (pp. 29-43). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

    Sociology: An Introduction (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2012). Sociology: An Introduction. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

    The end of the long baby-boomer generation (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2012). The end of the long baby-boomer generation. Journal of Youth Studies, 15(4), 479-497. doi:10.1080/13676261.2012.663900

    DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2012.663900

    The leisure of young people in contemporary society (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2012). The leisure of young people in contemporary society. Arbor Cencia: Pensamiento y Cultura, 188(754), 327-337.

    Youth culture, postmodernism, and social divisions: an exploration of activities, restrictions, and expenditures in the leisure of Spanish university students (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Aguila, C., & Sicilia-Camancho, A. (2012). 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(1), 86-107.

    2011

    CLASS IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., & Pollock, G. (2011). CLASS IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS. European Societies, 13(5), 757-782. doi:10.1080/14616696.2011.607239

    DOI: 10.1080/14616696.2011.607239

    Career development among young people in Britain today: poverty of aspiration or poverty of opportunity (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., & Atherton, G. (2011). Career development among young people in Britain today: poverty of aspiration or poverty of opportunity. International Journal of Education Administration and Policy Studies, 3(5), 59-67.

    Children, young people and leisure: whose problem? (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2011). Children, young people and leisure: whose problem?. In R. Jeanes, & J. Magee (Eds.), Childre, Youth and Leisure (pp. 1-14). Eastbourne: Leisure Studies Association.

    Class in Contemporary Britain (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2011). Class in Contemporary Britain. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Leisure: stability and change (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2011). Leisure: stability and change. In M. Wadsworth, & J. Bynner (Eds.), A Companion to Life Course Studies: The Social and Historical Context of the British Birth Cohort Studies, (pp. 174-202). London: Routledge.

    Leisure: the importance of being inconsequential (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2011). Leisure: the importance of being inconsequential. Leisure Studies, 30(1), 5-20. doi:10.1080/02614367.2010.506650

    DOI: 10.1080/02614367.2010.506650

    Politics and trust in the South Caucasus, and in East and West Europe (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., & Pollock, G. (2011). Politics and trust in the South Caucasus, and in East and West Europe. Polish Sociological review, 2(174)(2), 167-179.

    Sociology of leisure (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2011). Sociology of leisure. Key Articles in British Sociology: BSA 60th anniversary special collection,. Retrieved from http://www.sagebsa.co.uk/code/viewPDF.aspx?&filename=Roberts_Leisure_final.pdf

    Year 7 Pupils' Views of the Future (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Atherton, G., & Remedios, R. (2011). Year 7 Pupils' Views of the Future. Child Development Research, 2011, 1-10. doi:10.1155/2011/502314

    DOI: 10.1155/2011/502314

    2010

    Can employment policies improve a society's leisure? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Can employment policies improve a society's leisure?. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 2(1), 83-88.

    Expansion of higher education and the implications for demographic class formation in Britain (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Expansion of higher education and the implications for demographic class formation in Britain. Twenty-First Century Society, 5(3), 215-228. doi:10.1080/17450144.2010.499476

    DOI: 10.1080/17450144.2010.499476

    Foresight mental capital and wellbeing project (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., & Haworth, J. (2010). Foresight mental capital and wellbeing project. Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, (85), 23-26.

    Graduate careers during the post-communist transition in the South Caucasus (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Tholen, J., Huseynzade, D., Ibrahimov, A., & Pollock, G. (2010). Graduate careers during the post-communist transition in the South Caucasus. Educational Research and Reviews, 5(3), 108-118.

    IS POST-COMMUNISM STILL A USEFUL CONCEPT? EVIDENCE FROM STUDIES OF YOUNG PEOPLE'S LIFE STAGE TRANSITIONS (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). IS POST-COMMUNISM STILL A USEFUL CONCEPT? EVIDENCE FROM STUDIES OF YOUNG PEOPLE'S LIFE STAGE TRANSITIONS. ANNALES-ANALI ZA ISTRSKE IN MEDITERANSKE STUDIJE-SERIES HISTORIA ET SOCIOLOGIA, 20(1), 1-12.

    Is Leisure Stuidies ethnocentric? If so, does this matter? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Is Leisure Stuidies ethnocentric? If so, does this matter?. World Leisure Journal, 52(3), 164-176.

    Leisure and sociology: past achievements and current challenges (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Leisure and sociology: past achievements and current challenges. In I. Modi, H. Ma, & Z. Ning (Eds.), Leisure and Civilization: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives (pp. 21-29). Beijing: China Travel and Tourism Press.

    Origins of the Leisure Studies Association (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Origins of the Leisure Studies Association. Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, (87), 10-11.

    Post-Communist youth: is there a Central Asian pattern? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Post-Communist youth: is there a Central Asian pattern?. Central Asian Survey, 29(4), 537-549. doi:10.1080/02634937.2010.535315

    DOI: 10.1080/02634937.2010.535315

    Sociology of leisure (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). Sociology of leisure. Sociopedia-ISA.

    Youth 2009: children of the year '89. Historical narrative and political and social reality (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2010). 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), 16-22.

    2009

    Young people's education to work transitions and inter-generational social mobility in post-soviet central Asia (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Kamruzzaman, P., & Tholen, J. (2009). Young people's education to work transitions and inter-generational social mobility in post-soviet central Asia. YOUNG, 17(1), 59-80. doi:10.1177/110330880801700105

    DOI: 10.1177/110330880801700105

    How Young People Formulate their Views about nthe Future (Book)

    Roberts, K., Atherton, G., Cymbir, E., Page, L., & Remedios, R. (2009). How Young People Formulate their Views about nthe Future. London: Department for Children, Schools and Families.

    New class divisions in the new market economies: evidence from the careers of young adults in post-Soviet Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., & Pollock, G. (2009). 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(5), 579-596. doi:10.1080/13676260903081640

    DOI: 10.1080/13676260903081640

    Opportunity structures then and now (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2009). Opportunity structures then and now. Journal of Education and Work, 22(5), 355-368. doi:10.1080/13639080903453987

    DOI: 10.1080/13639080903453987

    Socio-economic reproduction (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2009). Socio-economic reproduction. In A. Furlong (Ed.), Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood: New Perspectives and Agendas (pp. 14-21). London: Routledge.

    The way class works: readings on school, family and the economy (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2009). The way class works: readings on school, family and the economy. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 30(5), 647-651. doi:10.1080/01425690903102195

    DOI: 10.1080/01425690903102195

    Young adults’ family and housing life-stage transitions during post-communist transition in the South Caucasus (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Pollock, G., Rustamova, S., Mammadova, Z., & Tholend, J. (2009). Young adults’ family and housing life-stage transitions during post-communist transition in the South Caucasus. Journal of Youth Studies, 12(2), 151-166. doi:10.1080/13676260802600854

    DOI: 10.1080/13676260802600854

    Youth and leisure in transition (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2009). Youth and leisure in transition. Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, (83), 36-44.

    Youth in Transition: Eastern Europe and the West (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2009). Youth in Transition: Eastern Europe and the West. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Youth leisure careers during post‐communist transitions in the South Caucasus (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Pollock, G., Tholen, J., & Tarkhnishvili, L. (2009). Youth leisure careers during post‐communist transitions in the South Caucasus. Leisure Studies, 28(3), 261-277. doi:10.1080/02614360902951666

    DOI: 10.1080/02614360902951666

    2008

    Explaining differences in sport participation rates among young adults: Evidence from the South Caucasus (Journal article)

    Birchwood, D., Roberts, K., & Pollock, G. (2008). Explaining differences in sport participation rates among young adults: Evidence from the South Caucasus. European Physical Education Review, 14(3), 283-298. doi:10.1177/1356336x08095667

    DOI: 10.1177/1356336x08095667

    Key Concepts in Sociology (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2008). Key Concepts in Sociology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Leisure Industry (in Chinese) (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2008). Leisure Industry (in Chinese). Chongqing: Chongqing University Press.

    School-to-work transitions after two decades of post-communist transition. What's new? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Pollock, G., Manasyan, H., & Tholen, J. (2008). School-to-work transitions after two decades of post-communist transition. What's new?. Eurasian Journal of Business and Economics, 1(2), 103-129.

    The young self-employed in East-Central Europe (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2008). The young self-employed in East-Central Europe. In P. Blokker, & B. Dallago (Eds.), Youth Entreneurship and Local Development in Central and Eastern Europe (pp. 81-96). Aldershot: Ashgate.

    Transitions to adulthood in rural villages during the transition from communism in the South Caucasus (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Tholen, J., Khachatryan, G., Velidze, R., & Pollock, G. (2008). Transitions to adulthood in rural villages during the transition from communism in the South Caucasus. Social Problems, 4, 117-140.

    Young people and leisure (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2008). Young people and leisure. Youth and Policy, 1000, 187-195.

    2007

    Planned transitions from education into employment in a managed post‐communist market economy: a case study in Samarkand (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Teshmatullo, A., Firdavsiy, K., Sarateppo, B., & Tholen, J. (2007). 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), 437-451. doi:10.1080/13639080701814372

    DOI: 10.1080/13639080701814372

    Sources of and solutions to youth unemployment and employment problems in the new market economies: evidence from Central Asia (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Kozhamkulova, L., Abulgazieva, A., Firdavsiy, K., & Tholen, J. (2007). Sources of and solutions to youth unemployment and employment problems in the new market economies: evidence from Central Asia. Journal óf Central Asian and Caucasian Studies, 2(4), 103-130.

    The student experience of present-day higher education in England (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2007). The student experience of present-day higher education in England. In K. M. Gokulsing (Ed.), The New Shape of University Education in England (pp. 193-207). Lampeter, Lewiston, Queenston: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Work-life balance - the sources of the contemporary problem and the probable outcomes: a review and interpretation of the evidence (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2007). Work-life balance - the sources of the contemporary problem and the probable outcomes: a review and interpretation of the evidence. Employee Relations, 29(4), 334-351.

    Youth Transitions and Generations: A Response to Wyn and Woodman (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2007). Youth Transitions and Generations: A Response to Wyn and Woodman. Journal of Youth Studies, 10(2), 263-269. doi:10.1080/13676260701204360

    DOI: 10.1080/13676260701204360

    Youth in the 21st century: Individualisation, reflexivity and social integration (Conference Paper)

    Roberts, K. (2007). Youth in the 21st century: Individualisation, reflexivity and social integration. In Hoba Napagurna (pp. 57-67). Kiev: National Pedagogic Gragomanov University.

    2006

    'Extreme leisure: do we need it? (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2006). 'Extreme leisure: do we need it?. Leisure Studies Association Newsletter, (73), 24-25.

    'The society of leisure: myth and reality (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2006). 'The society of leisure: myth and reality. In E. Kennedy, & H. Pussard (Eds.), Defining the Field: 30 Years of the Leisure Studies Association (pp. 3-22). Eastbourne: \leisure Studies Association.

    'Young people and family life in Eastern Europe' (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2006). 'Young people and family life in Eastern Europe'. In C. Leccardi, & E. Ruspini (Eds.), A New Youth? Young People, Generations and Family Life (pp. 203-223). Aldershot: Ashgate.

    Class im Selbstverstandnis dre britischen gesselscahaft (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2006). Class im Selbstverstandnis dre britischen gesselscahaft. In H. Kastendiek, & R. Sturm (Eds.), Landerbericht GroBbritannien (pp. 226-249). Bonn: Bundeszentrale fur Politische Bildung.

    Leisure in Contemporary Society (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2006). Leisure in Contemporary Society. Wallingford: CABI.

    Tha career pathways of young adults in the former Soviet Union (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2006). Tha career pathways of young adults in the former Soviet Union. Journal of Education and Work, 19(4), 415-432.

    2005

    'Emergent class divisions among young adults in the former Soviet Union' (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2005). 'Emergent class divisions among young adults in the former Soviet Union'. The International Scope Review, 7(12).

    'Social class, young people, sport and physical education' (Chapter)

    Roberts, K., Green, K., & Smith, A. (2005). 'Social class, young people, sport and physical education'. In K. Green, & K. Hardman (Eds.), Physical Education: Essential Issues (pp. 180-196). London: Sage.

    'The Athenbian dream in leisure studies' (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2005). 'The Athenbian dream in leisure studies'. Leisure Issues, 7(1), 2-13.

    'Young people and family life in Eastern Europe' (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2005). 'Young people and family life in Eastern Europe'. In C. Leccardi, & E. Ruspini (Eds.), A New Youth? Young People, Generations and Family Life (pp. 203-233). Aldershot: Ashgate.

    'Youth unemployment and social exclusion' (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2005). 'Youth unemployment and social exclusion'. In C. Pole, J. Pilcher, & J. Williams (Eds.), Young People in Transition: Becoming Citizens? (pp. 116-135). Basjngstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Farewell to the intelligentsia: political transformation and changing forms of leisure consumption in the former communist countries of Eastern Europe' (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Povall, S., & Tholen, J. (2005). Farewell to the intelligentsia: political transformation and changing forms of leisure consumption in the former communist countries of Eastern Europe'. Leisure Studies, 24(2), 115-135.

    The cultural turn in leisure and tourism studies (Chapter)

    Roberts, K. (2005). The cultural turn in leisure and tourism studies. In A. Chandra, & D. Nigan (Eds.), Tourism, Environment and Ecology (pp. 59-70). New Delhi: Shree Publishers.

    Waiting for the Market: Young Adults in Telavi and Vanadzor (Journal article)

    Tarkhnishvili, L., Voskanyan, A., Tholen, J., & Roberts, K. (2005). Waiting for the Market: Young Adults in Telavi and Vanadzor. Journal of Youth Studies, 8(3), 313-330. doi:10.1080/13676260500261918

    DOI: 10.1080/13676260500261918

    2004

    The Leisure Industries (Book)

    Roberts, K. (2004). The Leisure Industries. Basingstoke: Palgarve.

    Youth Transitions in East and West Ukraine (Journal article)

    Predborska, I. (2004). Youth Transitions in East and West Ukraine. European Sociological Review, 20(5), 403-413. doi:10.1093/esr/jch034

    DOI: 10.1093/esr/jch034

    2003

    Change and Continuity in Youth Transitions in Eastern Europe: Lessons for Western Sociology (Journal article)

    Roberts, K. (2003). Change and Continuity in Youth Transitions in Eastern Europe: Lessons for Western Sociology. The Sociological Review, 51(4), 484-505. doi:10.1111/j.1467-954x.2003.00432.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-954x.2003.00432.x

    2002

    Who succeeds and who flounders? Young people in East Europe's 'new market economies' (Journal article)

    Roberts, K., Osadchaya, G., Dsuzev, H. V., Goroduanenko, V. G., & Tholen, J. (2002). Who succeeds and who flounders? Young people in East Europe's 'new market economies'. Sociological Research Online, 7(4). Retrieved from http://www.socresonline.org.uk/7/4/roberts.html