Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

Series Editor: Andy Furlong

The Youth, Young Adulthood and Society series approaches youth as a distinct area, bringing together social scientists from many disciplines to present cutting-edge research monographs and collections on young people in societies around the world today. The books present original, exciting research, with strongly theoretically- and empirically-grounded analysis, advancing the field of youth studies. The series presents interdisciplinary and truly international, comparative research monographs.

Please contact the series editor Professor Andy Furlong with proposals for the series at: Andy.Furlong@glasgow.ac.uk

Alternatively, you can contact Emily Briggs at Routledge: emily.briggs@tandf.co.uk

  • Muslim Youth in the Diaspora

    Challenging Extremism through Popular Culture

    By Pam Nilan

    In a world where the term Islam is ever-increasingly an inaccurate and insensitive synonym for terrorism, it is unsurprising that many Muslim youth in the West struggle for a viable sense of identity. This book takes up the hotly-debated issue of Muslim youth identity in western countries from the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • The Subcultural Imagination

    Theory, Research and Reflexivity in Contemporary Youth Cultures

    Edited by Shane Blackman, Michelle Kempson

    The Subcultural Imagination discusses young adults in subcultures and examines how sociologists use qualitative research methods to study them. Through the application of the ideas of C. Wright Mills to the development of theory-reflexive ethnography, this book analyses the experiences of young…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion

    Beyond Reason, Rationality and Risk

    By Kerry Montero, Peter Kelly

    Health promotion with young people has largely been framed by theories of behaviour change to target ‘unsafe’, ‘unhealthy’ and/or ‘risky’ behaviours. These theories and models seek to encourage the development in young people of reasoned, rational and risk-aware personal strategies. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Body Work

    Youth, Gender and Health

    By Julia Coffey

    The rise of the health, beauty and fitness industries in recent years has led to an increased focus on the body. Body image, gender and health are issues of long-standing concern in sociology and in youth studies, but a theoretical and empirical focus on the body has been largely missing from this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society