Youth Culture Products

  • Rock around the Clock

    Exploitation, Rock 'n' roll and the Origins of Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Yannis Tzioumakis, Sian Lincoln

    Rock around the Clock examines one of the earliest films made specifically for young audiences in US cinema, paying particular attention to the exploitation film production company that made the film, the ways it represented young people, especially in terms of their association with rock ‘n’ roll…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Youth and Leisure

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Roberts

    First published in 1983. In the 1980s, as they are today, young people were remaining longer in education, and were leaving better qualified, if only to face unemployment rather than real jobs and progressive careers. Traditional gender divisions and roles are being challenged. In this study,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Leisure Studies

  • Love and Intimacy in Contemporary Society

    Love in an International Context, 1st Edition

    By Ann Brooks

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Studentification in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Darren Smith

    Studentification is a global concept. The term now widely used to describe urban changes tied to the expansion of higher education and increasing populations of students. It represents one of the most prominent ‘spaces of youth’, and one that is highly influential in shaping subsequent phases of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • American Graffiti

    George Lucas, the New Hollywood and the Baby Boom Generation, 1st Edition

    By Peter Kramer

    Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Peter Kramer explains how American Graffiti came into existence, paying close attention to the small-town upbringing and previous films of its director George Lucas. The book also explores the film’s story, style and themes; its marketing, critical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Breakfast Club

    Youth Identity and Generational Conflict in the Golden Age of Teen Film, 1st Edition

    By Elissa Nelson

    The Breakfast Club is often classified as a quintessential teen film. The film spoke to the generation coming of age at during the 1980s with a story that got to the heart of the conflict between adults and young adults, that understood both the camaraderie and the pressures of peer…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • American Pie

    The Anatomy of the Vulgar Teen Comedy, 1st Edition

    By Bill Osgerby

    This book examines American Pie (1999), a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – vulgar teen comedy. Taking American Pie as its focus, Bill Osgerby explores the nature and appeal of gloriously ‘grossed out’ teen humour. The book considers the relationship between American Pie’…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Youth Justice and Penality in Comparative Context

    1st Edition

    By Barry Goldson, Chris Cunneen, Sophie Russell, David Brown, Eileen Baldry, Melanie Schwartz, Damon Briggs

    Researchers have often attempted to identify and comprehend international trends in criminal justice, and in youth justice and penality more particularly. But the complex, contradictory and often inconsistent nature of youth justice and penality over both time and space, defies generalized accounts…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • ‘Race’, Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Health

    Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Symeon Dagkas, Laura Azzarito, Kevin Hylton

    This is the first book to focus on issues of ‘race’ and racism in youth sport, physical activity and health. Drawing on critical race theory, intersectionality and critical pedagogy, and presenting a range of international empirical case studies, it explores racialization processes in pedagogical…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Halloween

    Youth Cinema and the Horrors of Growing Up, 1st Edition

    By Mark Bernard

    John Carpenter’s 1978 film Halloween, a landmark of American horror cinema, kick-started the slasher film cycle in the early 1980s. Slasher films appealed to youth markets, but this is only one example of how the idea of "youth" is central to understanding Halloween in its many contexts. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Youth in the Digital Age

    Paradox, Promise, Predicament, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate C Tilleczek, Valerie M Campbell

    Young people spend a significant amount of time with technology, particularly digital and social media. How do they experience and cope with the many influences of digital media in their lives? What are the main challenges and opportunities they navigate in living online? Youth in the Digital Age…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • When Race Meets Class

    African Americans Coming of Age in a Small City, 1st Edition

    By Rhonda F Levine

    A rare, fifteen-year ethnography, this book follows the lives of individual, low-income African American youth from the beginning of high school into their early adult years. Levine shows how their interaction and experience with multiple institutions (family, school, community) and individuals (…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

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