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  1. Young Citizens and New Media

    Learning for Democratic Participation

    Edited by Peter Dahlgren

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book integrates four distinct topics: young people, citizenship, new media, and learning processes. When taken together, these four topics merge to define an arena of social and research attention that has become compelling in recent years. The general international concern expressed of...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Lost Youth in the Global City

    Class, Culture, and the Urban Imaginary

    By Jo-Anne Dillabough, Jacqueline Kennelly

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    What does it mean to be young, to be economically disadvantaged, and to be subject to constant surveillance both from the formal agencies of the state and from the informal challenge of competing youth groups? What is life like for young people living on the fringe of global cities in late...

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Youth, Drugs, and Nightlife

    By Geoffrey Hunt, Molly Moloney, Kristin Evans

    Youth, Drugs, and Night Life examines the relationships between the electronic dance scene and drug use for young ravers and clubbers today. Based on over 300 interviews with ravers, DJ’s and promoters, Hunt, Moloney, and Evans examine the different social groupings that make up the scene. The...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Black Youth Matters

    Transitions from School to Success

    By Cecile Wright, P.J. Standen, Tina Patel

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Watching TV Is Not Required

    Thinking About Media and Thinking About Thinking

    By Bernard McGrane, John Gunderson

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    This book uses a social world–today's undergraduate students' ubiquitous everyday experience of television–as a vehicle for helping awaken students to the true possibilities for learning and their responsibilities inherent in achieving those goals. The book also introduces students to the social...

    Published October 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood

    New Perspectives and Agendas

    Edited by Andy Furlong

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The parameters within which young people live their lives have changed radically. Changes in education and the labour market have led to an increased complexity of the youth phase and to an overall protraction in dependency and transitions. Written by leading academics from several countries, this...

    Published August 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Youth Offending

    Risk Factor Reserach, Policy and Practice

    By Stephen Case, Kevin Haines

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Willan

  8. Youth Cultures

    Scenes, Subcultures and Tribes

    Edited by Paul Hodkinson, Wolfgang Deicke

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Youth Cultures offers a comprehensive outline of youth cultural studies in the twenty-first century, with reference to a range of new research case studies. Featuring both well known and emerging scholars from the UK, the US and mainland Europe, the book addresses core theoretical and...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Global Childhoods

    Globalization, Development and Young People

    Edited by Stuart Aitken

    This astute book initiates a broad discussion from a variety of different disciplines about how we place children nationally, globally and within development discourses. Unlike other books of its kind, it does not seek to dwell solely on the abiding complexities of local comparisons. Rather, it...

    Published March 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in...

    Published October 24th 2008 by Willan