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For other uses, see Youth (disambiguation)

Youth is defined by Webster's New World Dictionary as, "The time of life when one is young; especially: a: the period between childhood and maturity b: the early period of existence, growth, or development."[1] // Foundations The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism Max Weber Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus, 1904 Online version Description: In The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Weber puts forward a thesis that Puritan ethic and ideas had influenced the development of capitalism. ... This is a list of terms in sociology. ... Youth may refer to: Youth, the concept of being young Youth, the record producer and musician in the band Killing Joke, see Martin Glover. ... Compact school and office edition, 1967 Websters New World Dictionary of the American Language is an American dictionary first published in 1951 and presently published by John Wiley & Sons. ...

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Around the world the terms "youth", "adolescent", "teenager", and "young person" are interchanged, often meaning the same thing, occassionaly differentiated. Youth generally refers to a time of life that is neither childhood nor adulthood, but rather, somewhere in-between. A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ... Childhood (song) Childhood is a broad term usually applied to the phase of development in humans between infancy and adulthood. ... See Adult. ...


Youth also identifies a particular mindset of attitude, as in "He is very youthful". The term youth is also related to being young. Look up Young in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

"This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease." - Robert Kennedy

Youth is an alternative word to the scientifically-oriented adolescent and the common American terms of teen and teenager. Another common title for youth is young person or young people. A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ... A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ...


Age limits

The age in which a person is considered a "youth," and thus eligible for special treatment under the law and throughout society varies around the world.

  • "Youth... those persons falling between the ages of 15 and 24 years inclusive." - United Nations General Assembly[2]
  • "Time in a person's life between childhood and adulthood. The term "youth" in general refers to those who are between the ages of 15 to 25." - WorldBank[3]
  • "A person... under 21 years of age." - US Government[4]
  • "People between the ages of 12 and 25." - Tasmanian Government[5]

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Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Main article: Youth The following is a list of topics focused on youth. ...

References

  1. ^ (2004) Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition.
  2. ^ (n.d.) Frequently Asked Questions Youth at the UN website.
  3. ^ (n.d.) Glossary] WorldBank website.
  4. ^ (n.d.) Research on Age of Drivers National Highway Transportation and Safety Board website
  5. ^ (n.d.) Tasmania Together GlossaryAustralian Government website.

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Youth - definition of Youth in Encyclopedia (121 words)
In law, a youth is a person who is neither an adult nor a child, but somewhere in between, commonly called a teenager.
Commonly, a youth is defined as being somewhere between age 12 and age 25, with different countries and administrative regions choosing more narrow definitions within that frame.
Youth (born Martin Glover) is also an influential record producer and a founding member of the UK band Killing Joke.
Youth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (216 words)
Popular use of the word youth refers to a person who is neither an adult nor a child, but somewhere in between, scientifically referred to as an adolescent and, in the United States, commonly referred to as a teen or teenager.
The age in which a person is considered a "youth," and thus eligible for special treatment under the law and throughout society varies around the world.
Commonly, a youth is defined as being somewhere between age 12 and age 26, with different countries and administrative regions choosing more narrow definitions within that frame.
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