Australian youth subcultures: On the margins and in the mainstream 

Table of contents

Rob White

Section one: Street smarts

Boots, gangs and addictions: Youth subcultures and the media
Howard Sercombe

Skateboarders, streets and style
David Snow

Street machiners and 'showing off'
Linda Forrester

Youth gangs
Rob White

Section two: Musical beats

Musical form and social deviance
Barbara Hunter

Homies and homebrewz: Hip hop in Sydney
Miguel d'Souza and Kurt Iveson

Bubbling acid: Sydney's techno underground
Sebastian Chan

Selling the Spice Girls
Sarah Louise Baker

Section three: Grrrl power

Is DIY DOA? Zines and the revolution, grrrl style
Anita Harris

The art of 'girl power': Femininity, feminism and youth culture in the 1990s
Susan Hopkins

Is the future of Australian feminism feral?
Susie O'Brien

Section four: One or the ‘other’

Talking about the problems of young Nyungars
Dave Palmer

Youth and ethnicity: Images and constructions
Rogelia Pe-Pua

Media stereotyping
Sheila Pankake Allison

Lebanese youth and social identity
Greg Noble, Scott Poynting & Paul Tabar

Wall of Silence: Stories of Cabramatta street youth
Lisa Maher, Tram Nguyen & Tu Thanh Le

A culture of resistance: Adolescents in detention
Emma Ogilvie & Mark Lynch

Section five: Negotiating sexuality

Coming out or staying in: Dilemmas of young lesbians and gay men
Mic Emslie

Working against heterosexism: Gay school experiences
Michael Crowhurst

Hydraulic sexuality and hegemonic masculinity: Young working-class men and car culture
Linley Walker

Section six: Presents and futures

Imagined trajectories: Local culture and social identity
Ani Wierenga

Generation X? Young people and politics
Sean Healy

What the !#& * have values got to do with anything! Young people, culture and well-being
Richard Eckersley

Evaluation report of the Youth Justice Liaison and Diversion Pilot Scheme

This report from the UK looks at the provision of healthcare within the youth justice system, and the results of a pilot program to identify and meet a range of health and developmental issues. Original article

22 Mar 2012

Telstra will stop billing young people up to $100 to use Kids Helpline

A spokesman from Telstra told The Sunday Telegraph the company would stop the charges to the 1800 number from mobile phones. The cost would be covered by Telstra's $250 million support fund for underprivileged customers. Original article

22 Mar 2012

LIFE newsletter

The recent issue of the LIFE (Living Is For Everyone) newsletter features commentary from Chris Tanti, CEO of headspace, on 'Young people, the internet and suicide risk'.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Youth Week 2012 calendar of events

The Youth Week website has an events calendar listing events that have been planned so far for this year's Youth Week. Events can be added and the calendar sorted by location.  Original article

22 Mar 2012

Young leaders pave the way for constitutional change

You Me Unity reports on a forum organised by the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern and supported by Reconciliation Australia that brought together 76 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for four days, representing all Australian states and territories. Original article

21 Mar 2012

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