Youth Culture 101

Youth Culture 101

by Walt Mueller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0310273137

ISBN-13: 9780310273134

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Zondervan

CPYU President Walt Mueller's critically acclaimed book, Understanding Today's Youth Culture, is widely recognized as one of the most thorough and comprehensive overviews of youth culture today. This Gold Medallion Book Award winner is used as a seminal text in colleges, universities, and seminaries around the world, but is especially noted for its honest and easy

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CPYU President Walt Mueller's critically acclaimed book, Understanding Today's Youth Culture, is widely recognized as one of the most thorough and comprehensive overviews of youth culture today. This Gold Medallion Book Award winner is used as a seminal text in colleges, universities, and seminaries around the world, but is especially noted for its honest and easy to read style. The book approaches youth culture from a distinctively Christian perspective and contains chapters on a variety of topics including: music, media, sexuality, materialism, drugs and alcohol, and spirituality. A great resource for parents, educators, youth workers, and pastors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310273134
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Youth Specialties Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction....................7
Chapter 1 Good News: There's a Teenager in Your Life!....................11
Chapter 2 The Times ... They Are a-Changin'....................31
Chapter 3 Media: The New Face of Nurture....................77
Chapter 4 The Media: How It's Shaping Kids....................137
Chapter 5 Through the Maze: Teaching Kids Media Discernment....................191
Chapter 6 It All Ads Up: Marketing's Powerful Influence on Teenagers....................215
Chapter 7 Fitting In: The Push and Pull of Peer Pressure....................245
Chapter 8 Hooking Up: Understanding Our Sexualized Youth Culture....................281
Chapter 9 Living in a Material World....................313
Chapter 10 Under the Influence: Teenagers and Substance Abuse....................337
Chapter 11 When Adolescence Hurts: The Dark World of Teenage Depression and Suicide....................381
Chapter 12 Especially for Parents: Helping Your Teenagers Find Their Places in God's Story....................415
Notes....................443
Index....................467

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