Youth and Disability

A Challenge to Mr Reasonable

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Author: Jenny Slater

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113479102X

Category: Social Science

Page: 166

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In this ground-breaking book, Jenny Slater uses the lens of ’the reasonable’ to explore how normative understandings of youth, dis/ability and the intersecting identities of gender and sexuality impact upon the lives of young dis/abled people. Although youth and disability have separately been thought within socio-cultural frameworks, rarely have sociological studies of ’youth’ and ’disability’ been brought together. By taking an interdisciplinary, critical disability studies approach to explore the socio-cultural concepts of ’youth’ and ’disability’ alongside one-another, Slater convincingly demonstrates that ’youth’ and ’disability’ have been conceptualised within medical/psychological frameworks for too long. With chapters focusing on access and youth culture, independence, autonomy and disabled people’s movements, and the body, gender and sexuality, this volume’s intersectional and transdisciplinary engagement with social theory offers a significant contribution to existing theoretical and empirical literature and knowledges around disability and youth. Indeed, through highlighting the ableism of adulthood and the falsity of conceptualising youth as a time of becoming-independent-adult, the need to shift approaches to research around dis/abled youth is one of the main themes of the book. This book therefore is a provocation to rethink what is implicit about ’youth’ and ’disability’. Moreover, through such an endeavour, this book sits as a challenge to Mr Reasonable.

Resistance Through Rituals

Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain

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Author: Stuart Hall,Tony Jefferson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134346530

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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Praise for the first edition: ‘No one seriously interested in youth mass culture or style can afford to ignore this work.’ - Stanley Cohen, The Times Higher Education Supplement ‘The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies deserves our gratitude for having begun to locate the real areas of discussion.’ - New Society ‘...affords an authoritative perspective of society’s subcultures amongst the young since the war. What it has to say about that legacy of rebellion deserves to be read by all involved with and seeking to understand young people.’ - ILEA Contact This revised and expanded edition of Resistance through Rituals includes a new introduction to bring the reader fully up-to-date with the changes that have happened since the work’s first release in the double issue of Working Papers in Cultural Studies in 1975. The work of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at Birmingham has been noted as historically leading the field in new areas of enquiry within the field of cultural studies, and the papers from the Centre are canonical reading for many cultural studies students. This revised edition includes all the original, exceptional papers, and enhances these with the reflections of the editors thirty years after the original publication. At a time when youth culture had been widely publicised, but few people understood its significance as one of the most striking and visible manifestations of social and political change, these papers redressed the balance. Looking in detail at the wide range of post-war youth subcultures, from teds, mods and skinheads to black Rastafarians, Resistance through Rituals considers how youth culture reflects and reacts to cultural change. This text represents the collective understanding of the leading centre for contemporary culture, and serves to situate some of the most important cultural work of the twentieth century in the new millennium.

Theorising Normalcy and the Mundane

Precarious Positions

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Author: Rebecca Mallett,Cassandra A. Ogden,Jenny Slater

Publisher: University of Chester Press

ISBN: 1908258209

Category: PHILOSOPHY

Page: 281

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Emerging from the internationally recognised Theorising Normalcy and the Mundane conference series, the chapters in this book offer wide-ranging critiques of that most pervasive of ideas, 'normal'. In particular, they explore the precarious positions we are presented with and, more often than not, forced into by 'normal', and its operating system, 'normalcy' (Davis, 2010). They are written by activists, students, practitioners and academics and offer related but diverse approaches. Importantly, however, the chapters also ask, what if increasingly precarious encounters with, and positions of, marginality and non-normativity offers us a chance (perhaps the chance) to critically explore the possibilities of 'imagining otherwise'? The book questions the privileged position of 'non-normativity'; in youth and unpacks the expectation of the 'normal' student in both higher and primary education. It uses the position of transable people to push the boundaries of 'disability', interrogates the psycho-emotional disablism of box-ticking bureaucracy and spotlights the 'urge to know' impairment. It draws on cross-movement and cross-disciplinary work around disability to explore topics as diverse as drug use, The Bible and relational autonomy. Finally, and perhaps most controversially, it explores the benefits of (re)instating 'normal'. By paying attention to the opportunities presented amongst the fissures of critique and defiance, this book offers new applications and perspectives for thinking through the most ordinary of ideas, 'normal'.

Außenseiter

Zur Soziologie abweichenden Verhaltens

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Author: Howard S. Becker

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658012544

Category: Social Science

Page: 197

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​ „Der Mensch mit abweichendem Verhalten ist ein Mensch, auf den diese Bezeichnung erfolgreich angewandt worden ist; abweichendes Verhalten ist Verhalten, das Menschen als solches bezeichnen“: Es ist einer der klassischen Sätze der Devianzsoziologie in einem der Klassiker des Feldes. Howard S. Becker betont fernab von alten und simplistischen Fragen danach, „warum Menschen Regeln brechen“, welche Situationen und welche Prozesse dazu führen, dass Menschen in Positionen geraten, in denen sie als „Regelbrecher“ betitelt werden, wie sie mit diesen Positionen umgehen und sich auch gegen diese wehren. „Außenseiter“ erschien erstmals 1963 in New York und wurde 1981 bei S. Fischer in deutscher Übersetzung publiziert. Seit den frühen neunziger Jahren vergriffen, liegt hier nun eine von Michael Dellwing überarbeitete und herausgegebene Version vor.

Multisystemische Therapie bei dissozialem Verhalten von Kindern und Jugendlichen

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Author: Scott W Henggeler,Sonja K. Schoenwald,Charles M. Borduin,Melisa D. Rowland,Phillippe B. Cunningham

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642201474

Category: Medical

Page: 262

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Die multisystemische Therapie (MST) ist ein empirisch abgesichertes Verfahren, das als Alternative zu stationären Behandlungskonzepten auch ambulant angewendet werden kann. In über 30 Ländern wird MST inzwischen erfolgreich mit Kindern und Jugendlichen in über 400 Programmen praktiziert. In diesem Buch werden die Prinzipien der multisystemischen Therapie erläutert. Außerdem bekommen Leser klare Leitlinien an die Hand: für die Indikation und um individuelle Interventionen bei delinquenten Jugendlichen und Kindern zu planen und durchzuführen.

Causes of Delinquency

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Author: Travis Hirschi

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412813792

Category: Social Science

Page: 309

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In Causes of Delinquency, Hirschi attempts to state and test a theory of delinquency, seeing in the delinquent a person relatively free of the intimate attachments, the aspirations, and the moral beliefs that bind most people to a life within the law. In prominent alternative theories, the delinquent appears either as a frustrated striver forced into delinquency by his acceptance of the goals common to us all, or as an innocent foreigner attempting to obey the rules of a society that is not in position to make the law or define conduct as good or evil. Hirschi analyzes a large body of data on delinquency collected in Western Contra Costa County, California, contrasting throughout the assumptions of the strain, control, and cultural deviance theories. He outlines the assumptions of these theories and discusses the logical and empirical difficulties attributed to each of them. Then draws from sources an outline of social control theory, the theory that informs the subsequent analysis and which is advocated here. Often listed as a "Citation Classic," Causes of Delinquency retains its force and cogency with age. It is an important volume and a necessary addition to the libraries of sociologists, criminologists, scholars and students in the area of delinquency.

Patterns of juvenile delinquency

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Author: Howard B. Kaplan

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: 9780803922082

Category: Social Science

Page: 160

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Kaplan has outlined the fundamentals of the study of juvenile delinquency to provide a general model which serves as an introductory framework to the field. He has looked at five significant questions. What factors influence the social defining of certain behaviours as delinquent? What factors motivate youths to behave delinquently? When youths are motivated, what determines whether the delinquent acts will be carried out? What factors determine whether youths will continue to commit delinquent acts? And what are the consequences of juvenile delinquency for our society? His answers are clear, logical, and readable, providing an attractive alternative to weightier textbooks.

Encyclopedia of Juvenile Violence

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Author: Laura L. Finley

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313336829

Category: Law

Page: 336

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Alphabetically arranged entries on such topics of juvenile violence as gangs, hate crimes, drugs, child abuse, social class, family, and interventions.

Crime and deviance

a comparative perspective

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Author: Graeme R. Newman

Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 335

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'The whole series is undoubtedly an important one, and successive volumes will be of interest to practitioners and research workers.' -- Personality & Individual Differences, Vol 3, 1982

Juvenile delinquency

theory, practice, and law

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Author: Larry J. Siegel,Brandon Welsh,Joseph J. Senna

Publisher: Wadsworth Pub Co

ISBN: 9780534645663

Category: Law

Page: 587

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This comprehensive, best-selling text provides an in-depth analysis of the theories of delinquency, environmental issues, juvenile justice issues, and the juvenile justice system. Renowned for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. Offering objective, up-to-the-minute presentation of juvenile delinquency theory and juvenile justice policy issues, the authors examine opposing sides of controversial aspects of delinquency and delinquency programs in a balanced, unbiased way. Rewritten for greater clarity and impact, this new edition addresses the latest hot topics and provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN® videos, a CD-ROM, and the Internet. With its many updates and greater array of supplements, the Ninth Edition of JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW presents a powerful and exciting set of teaching resources and learning tools for instructors and students alike.

Juvenile Delinquency in Japan

Reconsidering the Crisis

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Author: Gesine Foljanty-Jost

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004132535

Category: Social Science

Page: 275

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How to explain juvenile delinquent behaviour in the Japan of the nineties? "Juvenile Delinquency in Japan" for the first time looks comprehensively into the phenomenon.

Youth and Crime

A Critical Introduction

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Author: John Muncie

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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This accessible introductory textbook combines criminology with sociologies of youth and social policy and presents an up-to-date and comprehensive picture of much of contemporary youth research and youth policy. Each chapter focuses on a substantive topic such as: political discourses; social histories; the extent and causes of offending; youth cultures; social policy and the youth justice system whilst emphasizing the importance of historical, feminist and comparative perspectives on youth crime and regulation. Many current aspects of the `youth problem' including joy-riding, homelessness, truancy, rave culture, boot camps, poverty and unemployment, parental responsibility, zero tolerance and electronic tagging are critically discussed wi

Advances in Criminological Theory, Volume 1

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Author: William S. Laufer,Freda Adler

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412816472

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Titles: v.3 Facts, frameworks, and forecasts ; v.4 New directions in criminological theory.

Juvenile delinquency and corrections

the gap between theory and practice

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Author: James O. Finckenauer

Publisher: Harcourt College Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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Male Criminal Activity from Childhood Through Youth

Multilevel and Developmental Perspectives

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Author: Marc Le Blanc,Marcel Frechette

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461235707

Category: Medical

Page: 228

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Male Criminal Activity From Childhood Through Youth reports the results of a large longitudinal study from 1972 to 1985 on a sample of delinquents and a comparison sample of the population in Montreal. A clarification emerges from this extensive study: how to describe criminal activity in a comprehensive theory of crime which integrates the offense, offending, and patterns of offending. Using a developmental approach, Drs. Le Blanc and Fréchette observed a gradation of crimes with subjects progressing through five distinct stages of offending. In all, the research investigates the factors that sustain the development of offending and the mechanisms which accelerate, stabilize, and decelerate the commission of crimes. This book represents a significant advance in the understanding of the development of criminal activity.