Youth Culture Products

  • 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 – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender, Drugs and Street Life

    An Ethnography of a British Housing Estate

    By Kate O'Brien

    Gender, drugs and street life explores the way girls and boys of white British origin access and participate in legal and illegal drugs, within the context of supply at the local level. It explores the relationship of children and young people to the local drug market from a gendered…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • 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 – 2015-12-21 
    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 – 2015-12-11 

  • 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 – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press

  • Political Engagement of the Young in Europe

    Youth in the crucible

    Edited by Peter Thijssen, Jessy Siongers, Jeroen Van Laer, Jacques Haers, Sara Mels

    Although many scholars are convinced of the apparent civic disengagement of youth, others suggest that civic participation of young people is stable and increasingly expressed through non-institutionalized forms of practicing politics. This book makes a key contribution to this discussion by…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Doing Youth Participatory Action Research

    Transforming Inquiry with Researchers, Educators, and Students

    By Nicole Mirra, Antero Garcia, Ernest Morrell

    Doing Youth Participatory Action Research offers an unprecedented, in-depth exploration of the pragmatics and possibilities of youth-driven research. Drawing upon multiple years of experience engaging youth in rigorous, critical inquiry about the conditions impacting their lives, the authors…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Cyberbullying

    From Theory to Intervention

    Edited by Trijntje Völlink, Francine Dehue, Conor Mc Guckin

    The study of cyberbullying has exploded since its first appearance in a peer-reviewed journal article in 2005. Cyberbullying: From theory to intervention aims to make clear and practical sense of this proliferation of coverage by defining the problem of cyberbullying and examining its unique…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Skateboarding

    Subcultures, Sites and Shifts

    Edited by Kara-Jane Lombard

    This book explores the cultural, social, spatial, and political dynamics of skateboarding, drawing on contributions from leading international experts across a range of disciplines, such as sociology and philosophy of sport, architecture, anthropology, ecology, cultural studies, sociology,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids

    Teenagers in an Era of Consumerism, Standardized Tests, and Social Media, 2nd Edition

    By Murray Milner

    In Freaks, Geeks, and Cool Kids: Teenagers in an Era of Consumerism, Standardized Tests, and Social Media, Second Edition, award-winning sociologist Murray Milner tries to understand why teenagers behave the way they do. The first edition drew upon two years of intensive fieldwork in one high…

    Paperback – 2015-09-01

  • Values in Youth Sport and Physical Education

    Edited by Jean Whitehead, Hamish Telfer, John Lambert

    As sport has become more intense, professional and commercialized so have the debates grown about what constitutes acceptable behaviour and fair play, and how to encourage and develop ‘good’ sporting behaviour, particularly in children and young people. This book explores the nature and function of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21

  • Youth and Sexuality in the Twentieth-Century United States

    By John C. Spurlock

    When did the sexual revolution happen? Most Americans would probably say the 1960s. In reality, young couples were changing the rules of public and private life for decades before. By the early years of the twentieth century, teenagers were increasingly free of adult supervision, and taking control…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11

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