Teenage Troubles: Youth and Deviance in Canada by Julian Tanner

Teenage Troubles: Youth and Deviance in Canada

byJulian Tanner

Paperback | February 6, 2015

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Written by one of Canada's foremost authorities on young offenders and youth crime, Teenage Troubles is a concise introduction to the study of youth deviance. Updated to include the latest statistics and cutting-edge examples, this is an essential resource for anyone seeking to fullyunderstand the key issues central to youth deviance and crime in Canada today.

About The Author

Julian Tanner is a professor of sociology at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His current research interests include youth gangs in Toronto, youth culture and patterns of musical consumption, and cultures of resistance and cultures of crime. His previous publications include (with Harvey Krahn and Tim Hartnagel) Fractured Transit...

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Title:Teenage Troubles: Youth and Deviance in CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:February 6, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199009279

ISBN - 13:9780199009275

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Deviant Youth: The Social Construction of Youth Problems2. The Reality of Youth Problems: What Do We Know about Deviant and Delinquent Youth and How Do We Know It?3. Cultures of Crime and Cultures of Resistance: The Development of Subcultural Theory in Anglo-North American Sociology4. The Colour of Youth Crime NEW5. Schooling and Its Discontents: Rebellion, Resistance, and Retribution6. Making a Living: Street Youth, Crime, and Other Money-Making Strategies7. Border Crossing? Youth Gangs and Guns in Canada8. She's a Rebel? Female Deviance and Reactions to It9. From Juvenile Delinquency to Youth Crime: How Canada Has Legislated and Responded to Young Offenders10. Summary and ConclusionsGlossaryNotesReferencesIndex

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"Teenage Troubles presents material in a clear and concise manner and provides students with up-to-date research and evidence. . . . The Canadian focus allows students to better connect with the material." --Georgios Fthenos, Western University