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  1. The Cultural Significance of the Child Star

    By Jane Catherine O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The child star is an iconic figure in Western society representing a growing cultural trend which idolises, castigates and fetishises the image of the perfect, innocent and beautiful child. In this book, Jane O’Connor explores the paradoxical status of the child star who is both adored and reviled...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Learning to Liberate

    Community-Based Solutions to the Crisis in Urban Education

    By Vajra Watson

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Few problems in education are as pressing as the severe crisis in urban schools. Though educators have tried a wide range of remedies, dismal results persist. This is especially true for low-income youth of color, who drop out of school—and into incarceration—at extremely high rates. The dual...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Keywords in Youth Studies

    Tracing Affects, Movements, Knowledges

    Edited by Nancy Lesko, Susan Talburt

    With recent attention to issues such as youth social exclusion, poverty, school underachievement, school violence, gang activity, sexuality, and youth’s interactions with media and the internet, youth studies has emerged as a significant interdisciplinary field. It has moved beyond its roots in...

    Published August 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Making Music in Japan’s Underground

    The Tokyo Hardcore Scene

    By Jennifer Milioto Matsue

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    Grounded in the fields of Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Popular Music Studies, and Japanese Studies, this book explores the underground Tokyo hardcore scene, ultimately asking what play as resistance through performance of the scene tells us about Japanese society in general. Matsue highlights the...

    Published July 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Youth in the Former Soviet South

    Everyday Lives between Experimentation and Regulation

    Edited by Stefan B. Kirmse

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of youth, in all its diversity, in Muslim Central Asia and the Caucasus. It brings together a range of academic perspectives, including media studies, Islamic studies, the sociology of youth, and social anthropology. While most discussions of youth...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Doing Justice to Young People

    Youth Crime and Social Justice

    By Roger Smith

    There is an impasse in current thinking about youth crime and justice, represented by punitive and harmful practices, and liberal objections to these processes on the other, based predominantly on arguments for ‘rehabilitation’. This book aims to arrive at an alternative strategy for resolving the...

    Published December 20th 2010 by Willan

  8. Geographies of Children, Youth and Families

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Louise Holt

    This edited collection brings together international experts from the vibrant and growing field of geographies of children, youth and families. Designed as an introduction to the topic, this book provides an overview of current conceptual and theoretical debates surrounding geographies of children...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Effective Practice in Youth Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Stephenson, Henri Giller, Sally Brown

    Providing a comprehensive and up-to-date review of research and the implications for practice, the second edition of Effective Practice in Youth Justice considers core areas of youth justice practice, such as how to engage young people effectively within the context of recent changes to the youth...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Sex, Drugs, and Death

    Addressing Youth Problems in American Society

    By Tammy L. Anderson

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    Sex, Drugs, and Death: Addressing Youth Problems in American Society explores how youth lifestyles, identity pursuits, behaviors and activities produce a wide range of social problems in contemporary society. The book focuses on the interconnections between three of the most significant youth...

    Published December 15th 2010 by Routledge