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  1. Course Texts 4 items
    For each session I have tried to select readings from 2 core texts
    1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

      Book Essential

    2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

      Book Essential

    3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

      Book Essential

    4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

      Book Essential

  2. Electronic Journals: 12 items
    The library has access to a number of relevant journals, these include:
    1. Journals are key to getting up to date material but also the use of journals show scholarship and the ability to read extensively and beyond the works on the reading list.

  3. 1. Introduction: Sociology of Youth: the Idea of Youth 13 items
    This lecture looks at; history of the idea of youth; theorising youth in Sociology and Psychology. We will also cover the debate on youth as an age-category in Sociology, the “invention” of the adolescent and the emergence of the teenager.
    1. Readings from Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt. 1

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt. 1

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Part 1

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Part 1

    2. Additional Readings: 9 items
      1. Youth and the Condition of Britain - John Davis 1990

        Book Recommended chpt 2& 3

      2. Identity, Youth and Crisis - Erik H. Erikson 1968

        Book Recommended

      3. Young People and Social Change - Andy Furlong, Fred Cartmel 1997

        Book Recommended chpt 1

      4. Young People and Social Change - Andy Furlong, Fred Cartmel 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended chpt 1

      5. Representations of Youth - Christine Griffin 1993

        Book Recommended chpt 1

      6. Youth and the Social Order - Frank Musgrove 1964

        Book Recommended Chpt 3

      7. Youth in Britain Since 1945 - Bill Osgerby 1998

        Book Recommended chpts 1-5

      8. Hooligan: A History of Respectable Fears - Geoffrey Pearson 1983

        Book Recommended

      9. Youth in Society - Jeremy Roche, Stanley Tucker 1997

        Book Recommended Chpt 1

  4. 2. The Adolescent, Emergence of the theory of the Adolescent & Adolescence. 14 items
    This session will cover the emergence of the idea of “Adolescence” in the late 19th early 20th centuries as a distinct phase in life. The extent that Adolescence is seen as a distinctive phase in life with specific problems – the period of Storm & Stress. The significance of “risky behaviour” in the lives of the young
    1. Readings from Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt 1

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt 1

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Part 1

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Part 1

    2. Key Reading: 1 item
    3. On Adolescence: 9 items
      1. Identity, Youth and Crisis - Erik H. Erikson 1968

        Book Recommended section III part 5: Adolescence

      2. Adolescence and Delinquency - Nicholas Emler, Stephen Reicher 1995

        Book Recommended chpts 1& 2

      3. Adolescence and Culture - Aaron H. Esman 1990

        Book Recommended chpts 1& 2

      4. Youth & Crime - John Muncie 2009

        Book Recommended pp 62-82

      5. Youth and the Social Order - Frank Musgrove 1964

        Book Recommended Chpt 3

      6. Theories of Adolescence - Rolf Muuss 1996

        Book Recommended Chpts 1 & 3

      7. Coming of Age: Adolescence in Britain, 1860-1960 - John Springhall 1986

        Book Recommended

  5. 3. Education: The Dominant Institution? 22 items
    The growth of educational institutions. The school and peer group structure. Education and the economy. The transition from School to Work in the Post-Industrial Society
    1. Readings from Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt. 3

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt. 3

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Part III

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Part III

    2. Key Readings: 4 items
      1. The New Modern Sociology Readings - Peter Worsley 1991

        Book Essential Bourdieu, P & Passeron, J

      2. Learning to Labour - Paul E. Willis 1993

        Book Essential This is one of the few classics of recent British Sociology and is discussed in virtually all textbooks

      3. The New Introducing Sociology - Peter Worsley, Frank Bechhofer 1987

        Book Essential part 5 pp 219-23

    3. Further Readings: 14 items
      1. An Introduction to Sociology: Feminist Perspectives - Pamela Abbott, Claire Wallace 1997

        Book Further chpt 4

      2. Contemporary British Society - Nicholas Abercrombie et al 2000

        Book Further section 14

      3. Young People and Social Change - Andy Furlong, Fred Cartmel 2007

        Book Further chpt 2

      4. Young People and Social Change - Andy Furlong, Fred Cartmel 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Further chpt 2

      5. Education: Culture, Economy and Society - A. H. Halsey et al 1997

        Book Further Huge collection dip into the relevant sections and readings

      6. Pierre Bourdieu - Richard Jenkins 1992

        Book Further chpt 5

      7. Sugar and Spice - Sue Lees 1993

        Book Further chpt 4

      8. Race and Ethnicity in Modern Britain - David Mason 1995

        Book Further chpt 6

      9. Just Like a Girl - Sue Sharpe 1994

        Book Further this is the second edition of a feminist classic compare the chapters “Contradictions in Female education”

      10. The New Introducing Sociology - Peter Worsley, Frank Bechhofer 1987

        Book Recommended Part 5

  6. 4. The Social Construction of Normality: Femininity & Masculinity in Youth 18 items
    Adolescence/youth is the key period for the constructing of gendered identities – the lover is Shakespeare’s age for youth- The question is the extent that our particular gendered sexualities are related to wider issues of sexuality and gender and to what extent that the young are active constructors of their own gendered forms?
    1. Readings from Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt. 2 (part on Gender)

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt. 2 (part on Gender)

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Extracts 7 & 49

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Extracts 7 & 49

    2. Construction of Gender and Sexuality 14 items
      1. Key Readings: 2 items
        1. Sugar and Spice: Sexuality and Adolescent Girls - Sue Lees 1993

          Book Essential Introduction & Chpt 8

        2. Feminism and Youth Culture - Angela McRobbie 1991

          Book Essential chpts 5 & 6

      2. Other Readings: 12 items
        1. Gender in Modern Britain - Nickie Charles 2002

          Book Recommended Chpts 5 & 6

        2. School Talk: Gender and Adolescent Culture - Donna Eder et al 1995

          Book Recommended

        3. Representations of Youth - Christine Griffin 1993

          Book Recommended chpt 4 & 6

        4. Gender and Popular Culture - Katie Milestone, Anneke Meyer 2012

          Book Recommended pp.192-201

        5. Gender, Youth and Culture: Young Masculinities and Femininities - Anoop Nayak, Mary Jane Kehily 2008

          Book Recommended

        6. Gender - Martin Robb

          Chapter Recommended

        7. Learning to Labour - Paul E. Willis 1993

          Book Recommended

  7. 5. Changing Employment Structure 14 items
    The changing structure of labour markets for young people - how has this impacted on the lives of young people. Changing responses of the state to the emergence of youth employment.
    1. Readings From Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt 4

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt 4

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Part IV

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Part IV

    2. Additional Readings: 10 items
      1. Contemporary British Society - Nicholas Abercrombie et al 2000

        Book Recommended parts 2.9 & 3.3

      2. Poor Work: Disadvantage and the Division of Labour - Phillip Brown, Richard Scase 1991

        Book Recommended chpt 6

      3. Young People and Social Change - Andy Furlong, Fred Cartmel 2007

        Book Recommended chpt 2 & 3

      4. Young People and Social Change - Andy Furlong, Fred Cartmel 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended chpt 2 & 3

      5. Representations of Youth - Christine Griffin 1993

        Book Recommended chpt 2 & 3

      6. Scheming for Youth - David Lee et al 1990

        Book Recommended

      7. Young People & the Labour Market - Malcolm Maguire, Susan Maguire

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Changing Cultures - Mica Nava 1992

        Book Recommended chpts 9 & 10

      9. Youth and Employment in Modern Britain - Kenneth Roberts 1995

        Book Recommended

  8. 6. Delinquency: Youth as a Problem 16 items
    This session looks at the “boy problem” the emergence of delinquency and a creation of a juvenile justice system. Contemporary problem of delinquency & Gangs
    1. Readings from Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt 9

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt 9

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Part X

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Part X

    2. Historical Development of “Problem Youth” 4 items
        • There are several other interesting readings in this book see ones by Pearson, Margarey, Clarke, Rush, Shore etc. 

      1. The Child Savers: the Invention of Delinquency - Anthony M. Platt 1969

        Book Recommended the introduction to the 2nd edition is available on Google books

    3. On the Pscychology of Delinquency 3 items
      1. Theories of Delinquency - Donald J. Shoemaker 2005

        Book Recommended Chpt 4

      2. Theories of Delinquency - Donald J. Shoemaker 2010 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended Chpt 4

      3. The Adolescent - John Willis Slaughter, J. J. Findlay 2013

        Book Recommended Chpt VIII Juvenile Crime & its Treatment

    4. British Studies of Gangs 5 items
      1. The Asian Gang: Ethnicity, Identity, Masculinity - Claire E. Alexander 2000

        Book Recommended

      2. Groups, Gangs & Weapons - Youth Justice Board 2007

        Document Recommended

  9. 6. Delinquency: Youth as a Problem Cont. 11 items
    1. General Readings 4 items
      1. Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime and Rule-Breaking - David M. Downes, Paul Elliott Rock, Eugene McLaughlin 2016

        Book Recommended Chapter 6: Culture and Subculture

      2. Youth & Crime - John Muncie 2009

        Book Recommended

    2. General Readings: Historical 7 items
      1. Hooligan: A History of Respectable Fears - Geoffrey Pearson 1983

        Book Recommended

      2. Coming of Age: Adolescence in Britain, 1860-1960 - John Springhall c1986

        Book Recommended Chapter 5

  10. 7. The Emergence of Youth Culture 17 items
    Was there youth cultures in the pre-war period? From gangs to sub-cultural groups. The emergence of the idea of sub-cultures in the analysis of delinquency – The first British youth cultures- Teddy Boys, Mods & Rockers.
    1. Readings from Course Texts: 4 items
      1. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013

        Book Essential Chpt. 7

      2. Youth Studies: An Introduction - Andy Furlong 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Chpt. 7

      3. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Part VI

      4. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Part VI

    2. Additional Readings: 8 items
      1. Folk Devils and Moral Panics: - Stanley Cohen 2002

        Book Recommended

      2. The Insecure Offenders: Rebellious Youth in the Welfare State - T. R. Fyvel 1963

        Book Recommended an early study of youth culture in particular the Teddy Boys

      3. The Subcultures Reader - Ken Gelder 2005

        Book Recommended part 1(worth dipping into other sections for discussions of various sub-cultures)

      4. Resistance Through Rituals - Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson 2006

        Book Recommended the single most influential book written on youth culture

      5. Resistance Through Rituals - Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson 2006 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended the single most influential book written on youth culture

      6. Subculture: The Meaning of Style - Dick Hebdige 1979

        Book Recommended immensely influential book

      7. Subculture: The Meaning of Style - Dick Hebdige 1979 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended immensely influential book

      8. Youth in Britain Since 1945 - Bill Osgerby 1998

        Book Recommended chpt 6

    3. Readings on Gender & Youth Culture (see relevant sections/chapters in readings above) 5 items
      1. Key figure in British sociology is Angela McRobbie who has been writing on gender and youth culture since the 1970s – most important works include:

      2. Feminism and Youth Culture - Angela McRobbie 1991

        Book Recommended

      3. Feminism and Youth Culture - Angela McRobbie 2000

        Book Recommended 2nd edition

      4. Postmodernism and Popular Culture - Angela McRobbie 1994

        Book Recommended

      5. Postmodernism and Popular Culture - Angela McRobbie 1994 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

  11. 8. Youth Culture and the Making of Contemporary Society 13 items
    The relationship between youth culture and the counter-culture of the 1960s. The influence of the cultural changes on mainstream culture. How youth culture became part of the “sell” of Capitalism.
    1. Key Readings: 1 item
      1. Making Youth: A History of Youth in Modern Britain - Melanie Tebbutt 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 6

    2. Additional Readings: 12 items
      1. "Takin' it to the Streets": A Sixties Reader - Alexander Bloom, Wini Breines 1995

        Book Recommended

      2. Resistance Through Rituals - Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson 2006

        Book Recommended

      3. Resistance Through Rituals - Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson 2006 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      4. Radical and Militant Youth - Robert Liebert 1971

        Book Recommended

      5. A Sociology of Contemporary Cultural Change - Bernice Martin 1981

        Book Recommended

      6. Youth in Britain Since 1945 - Bill Osgerby 1998

        Book Recommended chpt 7

      7. The Making of a Counter Culture - Theodore Roszak 1970

        Book Recommended

      8. Profane Culture - Paul E. Willis 1978

        Book Recommended

      9. The Youth Culture and the Universities - Bryan R. Wilson 1970

        Book Recommended

      10. The Drugtakers - Jock Young 1971

        Book Recommended

  12. 9. Diversity & Hybridity: from Race to Globalisation. 20 items
    The influence of black youth culture on white youth culture. The emergence of a distinctive black youth culture in Britain. The racialisation of youth problems in the 1970s. The developing Asian youth culture. Contemporary theories of Cultural Hybridisation (Paul Gilroy – The Black Atlantic)
    1. Key Readings: 2 items
      1. Global Youth?: Hybrid Identities, Plural Worlds - Pam Nilan, Carles Feixa 2006

        Book Essential Introduction (some interesting chapters in the book)

      2. Global Youth?: Hybrid Identities, Plural Worlds - Pam Nilan, Carles Feixa 2006 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Introduction (some interesting chapters in the book)

    2. Reading From Course Text: 2 items
      1. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009

        Book Essential Extracts 6, 8, 11

      2. Handbook of Youth and Young Adulthood - Andy Furlong 2009 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Extracts 6, 8, 11

    3. Readings on British Black Youth: 7 items
      1. New Ethnicities and Urban Culture - Les Back 1996

        Book Recommended Part III

      2. Youth in Britain Since 1945 - Bill Osgerby 1998

        Book Recommended chpt 9

      3. Black Youth, Racism and the State - John Solomos 2009

        Book Recommended

    4. Readings on British Asian Youth: 9 items
      1. The Asian Gang - Claire E. Alexander 2000

        Book Recommended

      2. Popular Music and Youth Culture: - Andy Bennett 2000

        Book Recommended chpt 5

      3. Cultures of Popular Music - Andy Bennett 2001

        Book Recommended chpt 7

      4. Critique of Exotica - John Hutnyk 2000

        Book Recommended

      5. Young, British and Muslim - Philip Lewis 2007

        Book Recommended

  13. 10. Moral Panics: The Representation of Youth in the Media 11 items
    1. General: 4 items
      1. On Newspapers: 1 item
        1. Folk Devils and Moral Panics - Stanley Cohen 2002

          Book Recommended

      2. On Novels: 1 item
        1. British Low Culture - Leon Hunt 1998

          Book Recommended Chpt 5

      3. On Film: 1 item
        1. Teen Films: The Cinematic Image of Youth - Timothy Shary

          Chapter Recommended

      4. On Magazines: 1 item
        1. Feminism and Youth Culture - Angela McRobbie 1991

          Book Recommended chpts 5&6

    2. Further Reading: 7 items
      1. Teenagers and Teenpics - Thomas Doherty 2002

        Book Further

      2. A Cycle of Outrage - James Gilbert 1986

        Book Further Chpts 9,10,11

      3. Teen Dreams - Roz Kaveney 2006

        Book Further

      4. Youth Culture in Global Cinema - Timothy Shary, Alexandra Seibel 2007

        Book Further

      5. Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen - Timothy Shary 2005

        Book Further

      6. Generation Multiplex - Timothy Shary 2002

        Book Further

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