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Forthcoming Youth Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 31st 2015 by Willan

  3. 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 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 29th 2015 by Willan

  7. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Night Clubbing

    By Daniel Silverstone

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book provides a vivid account of drug use and drug dealing in club land in modern urban Britain, drawing on the author's experience of working in a London night club. It opens up the real world of the night-time economy, exploring the workings of a criminal door firm working in a large night...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Willan

  9. A History of Youth Justice

    By Neal Hazel

    A History of Youth Justice charts the development of juvenile justice in England and Wales from the time of its earliest distinctions from adult justice. It explores the major trends across political generations, contextualised by political pressures, personalities, events and ideologies driving...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 June 15th 2015 by Routledge