Christine Griffin is a Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at the University of Birmingham. Her research interests include the 'transition to adulthood', especially for young women, and feminist approaches to qualitative research. She is author of Typical Girls? Young Women from School to the Job Market (Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985), and Representations of Youth: The Study of Youth and Adolescence in Britain and America (Polity Press, 1993). She is one of the founding editors of the international journal Feminism and Psychology, and is currently working, with Sara Willott, on an ESRC-funded project on the relationships between unemployment crime and masculinity for adult male offenders .
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