Youth Cultures in America [2 volumes] by Simon J. Bronner

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What are the components of youth cultures today? This encyclopedia examines the facets of youth cultures and brings them to the forefront.


Offers information on groups beyond the gangs the public associates with youth culture, providing definitions of suburban youth culture, survivalists and preppers, the deaf, skateboarders, Gen X, soldiers, and street kids, among others

Provides coverage of the expressive genres of American youth and the way they have shaped public tastes and trends, such as music, dance, fashion, tattooing, body piercing, social media, and more

Features an exploration of life issues for youth that have entered into the headlines―for example, bullying, cliques, rites of passage, student protest and activism, child abuse, and drugs

 

About Simon J. Bronner

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Simon J. Bronner is Distinguished Professor of American Studies and Folklore at Penn State Harrisburg.
 
Published March 21, 2016 by Greenwood. 821 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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With 165 multiple-page entries about youth ranging from age two to 30, this resource provides nonbiased information on the history, organizations, interests, ethnicity, religion, and social problems of this group. Through an emphasis on shared meaning, identity, and passions using language, stori...

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