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Critical Youth Studies

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  1. Wired Citizenship

    Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East

    Edited by Linda Herrera

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Wired Citizenship examines the evolving patterns of youth learning and activism in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In today’s digital age, in which formal schooling often competes with the peer-driven outlets provided by social media, youth all over the globe have forged new models of...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change

    Edited by Eve Tuck, K. Wayne Yang

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth resistance has become a pressing global phenomenon, to which many educators and researchers have looked for inspiration and/or with chagrin. Although the topic of much discussion and debate, it remains dramatically under-theorized, particularly in terms of theories of change. Resistance has...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Urban Youth and School Pushout

    Gateways, Get-aways, and the GED

    By Eve Tuck

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Recent efforts to reform urban high schools have been marked by the pursuit of ever-increasing accountability policies, most notably through the use of mayoral control and secondary school exit exams. This innovative and provocative volume excavates the unintended consequences of such policies on...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Negotiating Ethical Challenges in Youth Research

    Edited by Kitty te Riele, Rachel Brooks

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Negotiating Ethical Challenges in Youth Research brings together contributors from across the world to explore real-life ethical dilemmas faced by researchers working with young people in a range of social science disciplines. Unlike literature that tends to discuss youth research at an abstracted...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Young People and Everyday Multiculturalism

    By Anita Harris

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Unlike as with previous generations, diversity and multiculturalism are engrained in the lives of today’s urban youth. Within their culturally diverse urban environments, young people from different backgrounds now routinely encounter one another in their everyday lives and negotiate and contest...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Lost Youth in the Global City

    Class, Culture, and the Urban Imaginary

    By Jo-Anne Dillabough, Jacqueline Kennelly

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    What does it mean to be young, to be economically disadvantaged, and to be subject to constant surveillance both from the formal agencies of the state and from the informal challenge of competing youth groups? What is life like for young people living on the fringe of global cities in late...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Black Youth Matters

    Transitions from School to Success

    By Cecile Wright, P.J. Standen, Tina Patel

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Means to Grow Up

    Reinventing Apprenticeship as a Developmental Support in Adolescence

    By Robert Halpern

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    In The Means to Grow Up, Robert Halpern describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship"—a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions. This movement aims to re-engage youth through in-depth learning and unique experiences...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Theory and Educational Research

    Toward Critical Social Explanation

    By Jean Anyon

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Most empirical researchers avoid the use of theory in their studies, providing data but little or no social explanation. Theoreticians, on the other hand, rarely test their ideas with empirical projects. As this groundbreaking volume makes clear, however, neither data nor theory alone is adequate...

    Published July 6th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Revolutionizing Education

    Youth Participatory Action Research in Motion

    Edited by Julio Cammarota, Michelle Fine

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Many scholars have turned to the groundbreaking critical research methodology, Youth-Led Participatory Action Research (YPAR), as a way to address both the political challenges and inherent power imbalances of conducting research with young people. Revolutionizing Education makes an extraordinarily...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Youth Rising?: The Politics of Youth in the Global Economy
    By Mayssoun Sukarieh, Stuart Tannock
    To Be Published September 1st 2014

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