Youth Culture 101

Youth Culture 101

by Walt Mueller
     
 

This book is an overview of popular culture for youth workers, parents and educators. Explores the dynamics of why kids are drawn into the culture and how it shapes their development.See more details below

Overview

This book is an overview of popular culture for youth workers, parents and educators. Explores the dynamics of why kids are drawn into the culture and how it shapes their development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780310273134
Publisher:
Zondervan
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Youth Specialties Series
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
673,750
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Walt Mueller is the founder and president of the Center for Parent Youth Understanding, a nonprofit ministry organization that has served churches, schools, and community organizations worldwide for nearly twenty years. He's a sought-after authority on youth culture and family issues and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and the BBC.

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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