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Forthcoming Youth Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Young Chinese in Urban China

    By Alex Cockain

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book examines the condition of being a young person in China and the way in which changes in various dimensions of urban life have affected Chinese youths' quests to understand themselves. The author examines social factors such as changes in the physical construction of urban neighbourhoods;...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Youth Street Gangs

    A critical appraisal

    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...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Out of Sight

    By Robert McAuley

    Youth crime is simultaneously a social problem and an intrinsic part of consumer culture: while images of gangs and gangsters are used to sell global commodities, young people not in work and education are labelled as antisocial and susceptible to crime. This book focuses on the lives of a group...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Willan

  6. The Star and Celebrity Confessional

    Edited by Sean Redmond

    In this book the different manifestations, meanings, and processes of the star and celebrity confessional will be explored. The confessional is taken to be any moment in which a star, celebrity, or fan engages in revelatory acts that are considered to be authentic, heart-felt, and honest....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport

    Edited by Andy Smith, Ken Green

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Youth Sport is a comprehensive survey of the latest research into young people’s involvement in sport. Drawing on a wide diversity of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, policy studies, coaching, physical education and physiology, the book examines the importance...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Borders of Subculture

    Resistance and the Mainstream

    Edited by Alexander Dhoest, Steven Malliet, Jacques Haers, Barbara Segaert

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This books aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Young Entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Katherine Gough, Thilde Langevang

    Series: Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

    This book presents conceptual, methodoligcal and empircal insights into the nature of youth-entrepeneurship in sub-Saharan Africa. It draws on qualitative and quantitative research to highlight the opportunities and challenges young people face in setting up and runing businesses. The book explores...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Cyberbullying

    From Theory to Intervention

    Edited by Trijntje Vollink, Francine Dehue, Conor McGuckin

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    The study of cyberbullying has exploded since its first appearance in a peer-reviewed journal article, as recently as 2005. This volume aims to make clear and practical sense of this proliferation of coverage, definining the problem of cyberbullying, exploring its unique features, and presenting a...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press