Youth Culture Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2018-09-17 
    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 – 2018-08-06 
    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

  • 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

  • Children and Media in India

    Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change

    By Shakuntala Banaji

    Is the bicycle, like the loudspeaker, a medium of communication in India? Do Indian children need trade unions as much as they need schools? What would you do with a mobile phone if all your friends were playing tag in the rain or watching Indian Idol? Children and Media in India illuminates the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Television Studies

  • 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

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