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Forthcoming Youth Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Sociology of Youth Culture and Youth Subcultures (Routledge Revivals)

    Sex and Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll?

    By Michael Brake

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1980, this book argues that subcultures are formed in defence of collectively experienced problems that arise from defects and contradictions in social structures. It looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base of...

    To Be Published August 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth, Arts, and Education

    Reassembling Subjectivity through Affect

    By Anna Hickey-Moody

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    How are the arts important in young people’s lives? Youth, Arts and Education offers a groundbreaking theory of arts education. Anna Hickey-Moody explores how the arts are ways of belonging, resisting, being governed and being heard. Through examples from the United Kingdom and Australia, Anna...

    To Be Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Youth Culture, Popular Music and the End of 'Consensus'

    Edited by The Subcultures Network

    This book examines youth cultural responses to the political, economic and socio-cultural changes that affected Britain in the aftermath of the Second World War. In particular, it considers the extent to which elements of youth culture and popular music served to contest the notion of ‘consensus’...

    To Be Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Making Diaspora in a Global City

    South Asian Youth Cultures in London

    By Helen Kim

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    The exciting diasporic sounds of the London Asian urban music scene are a cross-section of the various genres of urban music that include bhangra "remix," R&B and hip hop styles, as well as dubstep and other "urban" sample-oriented electronic music. This book brings together a unique analysis...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Precariat: Labour, Work and Politics

    Edited by Matthew Johnson

    In his recent work, Guy Standing has identified a new class which has emerged from neo-liberal restructuring with, he argues, the revolutionary potential to change the world: the precariat. This, according to Standing, is ‘a class-in-the-making, internally divided into angry and bitter factions’...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Interventions and Participation

    Edited by Andrew Parker, Don Vinson

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Sport, physical activity and play are key constituents of social life, impacting such diverse fields as healthcare, education and criminal justice. Over the past decade, governments around the world have begun to place physical activity at the heart of social policy, providing increased...

    To Be Published October 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Youth, Critical Literacies, and Civic Engagement

    Arts, Media, and Literacy in the Lives of Adolescents

    By Theresa Rogers, Kari-Lynn Winters, Mia Perry, Anne-Marie LaMonde

    Through stories of youth using their many voices in and out of school to explore and express their ideas about the world, this book brings to the forefront the reality of lived literacy experiences of adolescents in today’s culture in which literacy practices reflect important cultural messages...

    To Be Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender, Drugs and Street Life

    An Ethnography of a British Housing Estate

    By Kate O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    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...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Willan

  9. Youth Street Gangs

    By David Brotherton

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School work on gangs in the 1920’s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil.This...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Young Homeless People and Urban Space

    By Emma Jackson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Recent studies have centred on processes of gentrification and the securitization of public space as the dominant focus for theorizing homelessness and space. In this book, Emma Jackson argues that this framework does not adequately capture the complexity of youth homelessness in the multicultural...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge