Youth Culture Products

  • Halloween

    Youth Cinema and the Horrors of Growing Up

    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

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

    Global Perspectives

    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 – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Perspectives on Equality and Social Justice in Sport and Leisure

  • Heavenly Creatures

    Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film

    By Andrew Scahill

    Heavenly Creatures (1994), an early film by blockbuster director Peter Jackson, chronicles the true story of Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme, two adolescent girls in 1954 New Zealand. In the film, the girls develop a deep romantic friendship based in shared fantasy, but their forced separation…

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

  • DIY Cultures and Underground Music Scenes

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Paula Guerra

    This volume examines the global influence and impact of DIY cultural practice as this informs the production, performance and consumption of underground music in different parts of the world. The book brings together a series of original studies of DIY musical activities in Europe, North and South…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Anarchy and Culture

    The Problem of the Contemporary University

    By David Martin

    Originally published in 1969, Anarchy and Culture both documents and describes the influence of the student and academic in the case of revolution and protest within the university. The book looks at the theory behind the culture of revolution within the contemporary university and comments upon…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

    By Raminder Kaur, Saif Eqbal

    This pioneering book presents a history and ethnography of adventure comic books in India with a particular focus on vernacular superheroism. It chronicles popular and youth culture in the subcontinent from the pre- and post-liberalisation periods of the 1980s and 1990s to the contemporary era…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge India

  • The Common Worlds of Children and Animals

    Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives

    By Affrica Taylor, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw

    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 – 2018-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Youth Development in Identity Societies

    Paradoxes of Purpose

    By James E. Cote

    This book explores the causes and consequences of the contradictions in young people’s lives stemming from the affluence–purpose paradox: a lack of purpose-in-life among many of those living in the most affluent societies in human history. This paradox is endemic to identity societies where people…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Cyber-risk and Youth

    Digital Citizenship, Privacy and Surveillance

    By Michael C Adorjan, Rosemary Ricciardelli

    Cyber-risks are moving targets and societal responses to combat cyber-victimization are often met by the distrust of young people. Drawing on original research, this book explores how young people define, perceive, and experience cyber-risks, how they respond to both the messages they are receiving…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime 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 – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

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