Youth Culture Products

  • Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Katherine V. Gough, Thilde Langevang

    Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are growing up in rapidly changing social and economic environments which produce high levels of un- and underemployment. Job creation through entrepreneurship is currently being promoted by international organizations, governments and NGOs as a key solution,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Understanding Society through Popular Music

    3rd Edition

    By Joe Kotarba, Bryce Merrill, J Patrick Williams, Phillip Vannini

    Written for Introductory Sociology, and Sociology of Popular Culture courses, this book uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon of great interest, to draw students in and bring life…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 

  • Making Diaspora in a Global City

    South Asian Youth Cultures in London

    By Helen Kim

    The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Punk Rock and the Politics of Place

    Building a Better Tomorrow

    By Jeffrey S. Debies-Carl

    This book is an ethnographic investigation of punk subculture as well as a treatise on the importance of place: a location with both physical form and cultural meaning. Rather than examining punk as a "sound" or a "style" as many previous works have done, it investigates the places that the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Young Offenders and Open Custody

    By Tove Pettersson

    Young offenders given custodial sentences in youth institutions constitute an important group in the context of crime prevention research, given that offenders within this group are at high risk of reoffending or continuing with a criminal career into adulthood. This book explores the significance…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Boredom Studies Reader

    Frameworks and Perspectives

    Edited by Michael E. Gardiner, Julian Jason Haladyn

    Boredom Studies is an increasingly rich and vital area of contemporary research that examines the experience of boredom as an importan – even quintessential – condition of modern life. This anthology of newly commissioned essays focuses on the historical and theoretical potential of this modern…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    The second and completely revised edition of the Routledge Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood draws on the work of leading academics from four continents in order to introduce up-to-date perspectives on a wide range of issues that affect and shape youth and young adulthood. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Body Image

    Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men, Women and Children, 3rd Edition

    By Sarah Grogan

    Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29

  • Girlhood, Schools, and Media

    Popular Discourses of the Achieving Girl

    By Michele Paule

    This book explores the circulation and reception of popular discourses of achieving girlhood, and the ways in which girls themselves participate in such circulation. It examines the figure of the achieving girl within wider discourses of neoliberal self-management and post-feminist possibility,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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