Youth Culture Products

  • 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 – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Disney, Culture, and Curriculum

    Edited by Jennifer A. Sandlin, Julie C. Garlen

    A presence for decades in individuals’ everyday life practices and identity formation, the Walt Disney Company has more recently also become an influential element within the "big" curriculum of public and private spaces outside of yet in proximity to formal educational institutions. Disney,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Positive Youth Development through Sport

    second edition

    Edited by Nicholas L. Holt

    Cutting through the political rhetoric about the power of sport as a tool for social change and personal improvement, this book offers insight into how and why participating in sport can be good for children and young people. As the first text to focus on the role of sport in positive youth…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Young People, Crime and Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    In the minds of the general public, young people and crime are intrinsically linked; wide-spread belief persists that such activities are a result of the ‘permissive 1960s’ and the changing face of the traditional nuclear family. Roger Hopkins Burke challenges these preconceptions and offers a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement

    Edited by Stuart Greene, Kevin J. Burke, Maria K. McKenna

    This collection of original research explores ways that educators can create participatory spaces that foster civic engagement, critical thinking, and authentic literacy practices for adolescent youth in urban contexts. Casting youth as vital social actors, contributors shed light on the ways in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Navigating Gender and Sexuality in the Classroom

    Narrative Insights from Students and Educators

    By Heather Killelea McEntarfer

    Gender identity and sexuality play crucial roles in the educational experiences of students, parents, and teachers. Teacher education must more directly address the ways that schools reflect and reproduce oppressive gender norms, working to combat homophobia, transphobia, heteronormativity, and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Ken Green, Andy Smith

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Road to Romance and Ruin

    Teen Films and Youth Culture

    By Jon Lewis

    This book analyses the teen film as the rare medium able to represent the otherwise chaotic and conflicting experience of youth. The author focuses on six major issues: alienation, deviance and delinquency, sex and gender, the politics of consumption, the apolitics of youth(ful) rebellion, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Drinking Dilemmas

    Space, culture and identity

    Edited by Thomas Thurnell-Read

    Drinking and drunkenness have become a focal point for political and media debates to contest notions of responsibility, discipline and risk; yet, at the same time, academic studies have highlighted the positive aspects of drinking in relation to sociability, belonging and identity. These issues…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • Juvenile Delinquency

    An integrated approach, 3rd Edition

    By James Burfeind, Dawn Jeglum Bartusch

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to juvenile delinquency by defining and describing juvenile delinquency, examining explanations for delinquent behavior, and considering contemporary efforts to control delinquency through prevention and juvenile justice. The text cultivates an…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge

  • Emerging Adulthood in a European Context

    Edited by Rita Žukauskienė

    Emerging adulthood has been identified as an important developmental stage, characterised by identity exploration, instability and open possibilities, in which young people are no longer adolescents but have not yet attained full adult status. This ground-breaking edited collection is the first…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Psychology Press

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