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  • Rock around the Clock

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

    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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Youth, Risk, Routine

    A New Perspective on Risk-Taking in Young Lives

    By Tea Torbenfeldt Bengtsson, Signe Ravn

    Young people’s lives continue to be the topic of public scrutiny and recurring ‘moral panics’. Smoking cannabis, speeding and engaging in street-level fights are depicted as activities based on ‘poor choices’ or simple hedonism, putting young people’s futures at risk. Based on comprehensive,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Juvenile Justice

    An Introduction to Process, Practice, and Research

    By James Burfeind, Dawn Jeglum Bartusch, Dusten R. Hollist

    This book provides a comprehensive and thought-provoking introduction to the juvenile justice system in the United States. It begins by tracing the historical origins of the legal concept of juvenile delinquency and the institutional responses that developed, and analyzes the problem of delinquency…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07 
    Routledge

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    The concept of DIY ‘do-it-yourself’ cultural production gained critical momentum during the late 1970s with the emergence of punk. This proved to be a catalyst for the creation of a broader DIY aesthetic that has underpinned a succession of punk and post-punk music styles since the late 1970s.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Common Worlds of Children and Animals

    Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives

    By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    The lives and futures of children and animals are linked to environmental challenges associated with the Anthropocene and the acceleration of human-caused extinctions. This book sparks a fascinating interdisciplinary conversation about child-animal relations, calling for a radical shift in how we…

    Hardback – 2018-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • The Virgin Suicides

    Reverie, Sorrow and Young Love

    By Justin Wyatt

    Based on the best-selling novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides is director Sofia Coppola’s evocative debut feature of young love, sex, loss, and family pressures in the mid-1970s America. Acclaimed by both critics and audiences on release, the film is now viewed as a remarkable and bold…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children, Nature and Cities

    Rethinking the Connections

    By Claire Freeman, Yolanda van Heezik

    That children need nature for health and well-being is widely accepted, but what type of nature? Specifically, what type of nature is not only necessary but realistically available in the complex and rapidly changing worlds that children currently live in? This book examines child-nature…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Children, Youth, and American Television

    Edited by Adrian Schober, Debbie Olson

    This volume explores how television has been a significant conduit for the changing ideas about children and childhood in the United States. Each chapter connects relevant events, attitudes, or anxieties in American culture to an analysis of children or childhood in select American television…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • Producing Queer Youth

    The Paradox of Digital Media Empowerment

    By Lauren S. Berliner

    Producing Queer Youth challenges popular ideas about online media culture as a platform for empowerment, cultural transformation, and social progress. Based on over three years of participant action research with queer teen media makers and textual analysis of hundreds of youth-produced videos and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture

    Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama

    The Routledge Companion to Gender, Sex and Latin American Culture is the first comprehensive volume to explore the intersections between gender, sexuality, and the creation, consumption, and interpretation of popular culture in the Américas. The chapters seek to enrich our understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

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