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  1. Subcultures: The Basics

    By Ross Haenfler

    Series: The Basics

    Subcultures: The Basics is an accessible, engaging introduction to youth cultures in a global context. Blending theory and practice to examine a range of subcultural movements including hip hop in Japan, global graffiti writing crews, heavy metal in Europe and straight edge movements in the USA,...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Urban Youth in China: Modernity, the Internet and the Self

    By Fengshu Liu

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Fengshu Liu situates the lives of Chinese youth and the growth of the Internet against the backdrop of rapid and profound social transformation in China. In 2008, the total of Internet users in China had reached 253 million (in comparison with 22.5 million in 2001). Yet, despite rapid growth, the...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Offending Girls

    Young Women and Youth Justice

    By Gilly Sharpe

    At the dawn of the twenty-first century, panic about girls’ offending in Britain reached fever pitch. No longer sugar and spice, a ‘new breed’ of girl, the hedonistic, violent, binge-drinking ‘ladette’, was reported to have emerged. At the same time, the number of young women entering the youth...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Willan

  4. Youth Sport, Physical Activity and Play

    Policy, Intervention 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...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Communist Youth League and the Transformation of the Soviet Union, 1917-1932

    By Matthias Neumann

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The study of Soviet youth has long lagged behind the comprehensive research conducted on Western European youth culture. In an era that saw the emergence of youth movements of all sorts across Europe, the Soviet Komsomol was the first state-sponsored youth organization, in the first communist...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Boy Racer Culture

    Youth, Masculinity and Deviance

    By Karen Lumsden

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    On the public roads boy racers are a foreboding presence, viewed with suspicion and derision by the ‘respectable’ motorist. The problem of the young (male) driver is one which has plagued authorities and governments due to youths’ acclaimed propensity to engage in deviant and dangerous driving...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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. Mike Brake looks at the development of post-war youth culture in a sociological context and considers the class base...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Society through Popular Music

    2nd Edition

    By Joe Kotarba, J Patrick Williams

    Written for Introductory Sociology and Sociology of Popular Music courses, the second edition of Understanding Society through Popular Music uses popular music to illustrate fundamental social institutions, theories, sociological concepts, and processes. The authors use music, a social phenomenon...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Risk Assessment for Juvenile Violent Offending

    Edited by Anna Costanza Baldry, Andreas Kapardis

    This volume is the result of an EU project involving two different European countries (Italy and Cyprus) on risk and needs assessment for juvenile violent offenders. The book is based on a longitudinal data base of juveniles who have committed violent crimes and who have been followed up after ...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Willan

  10. Blurring The Boundaries

    The Declining Significance of Age

    By Jack Levin

    Over the decades, the lines separating young- middle-aged-, and older adults have blurred, as indicated by a broadening of the appropriate years for making life decisions. Not only are many people marrying later, but some are marrying earlier than ever. Overall, women giving birth later...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge