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ERIC Number: ED018893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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STUDIES IN DELINQUENCY, THE CULTURE OF YOUTH.
WOLFGANG, MARVIN E.
PART OF A SERIES ON VARIOUS ASPECTS OF DELINQUENCY AND CONTROL, THIS BOOKLET IS CONCERNED WITH THE SUBCULTURE OF AMERICAN YOUTH. FOLLOWING A DEFINITION OF CULTURE AND SUBCULTURE, THE EXTENDED SOCIALIZATION PROCESS AND DEPENDENCY STATUS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE YOUTH CULTURE ARE DISCUSSED. THE MASCULINE ROLE IS EXAMINED IN THE LIGHT OF ITS TRANSFORMATION FROM PHYSICAL PROWESS TO SYMBOLIC EXPRESSION. SOME OF THE NOTABLE VARIATIONS BETWEEN LOWER CLASS AND MIDDLE CLASS YOUTH ARE SPECIFIED. RELEVANT STATISTICS ON THE AMOUNT AND CHARACTER OF VIOLENT BEHAVIOR AMONG YOUTH ARE PRESENTED. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOUTH, NEGROES, AND THE POOR IS EXPLORED REGARDING THEIR SEARCH FOR POWER AND FOR PARTICIPATION IN DECISION MAKING PROCESSES. APPROXIMATELY 60 REFERENCES ARE CITED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402, FOR $0.20. (TE)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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