Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

Series Editor: Andy Furlong

  • 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 – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Young People and the Aesthetics of Health Promotion

    Beyond Reason, Rationality and Risk

    By Kerry Montero, Peter Kelly

    Health promotion with young people has largely been framed by theories of behaviour change to target ‘unsafe’, ‘unhealthy’ and/or ‘risky’ behaviours. These theories and models seek to encourage the development in young people of reasoned, rational and risk-aware personal strategies. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Body Work

    Youth, Gender and Health

    By Julia Coffey

    The rise of the health, beauty and fitness industries in recent years has led to an increased focus on the body. Body image, gender and health are issues of long-standing concern in sociology and in youth studies, but a theoretical and empirical focus on the body has been largely missing from this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society