Nov 112013
Schedule and Location: Wednesday, May 28 10:45am-12:15pm Vallee-599

Primary Session Category: Sociology of Children and Youth
Session Code: SoCy2
Session Format: Regular (Presentations and Discussion)

Session Description: This session will explore the ontological manifestations of the phenomena of youth crime. The mediations of culture, politics, and economics will be pursued in reference to the criminalization of youth.

Session Organizer: Paul Brienza, York University, Sociology,



1.     Andreas Georgiou  

Teaching Youth Crime to Criminology Students

2.     Paul A. Brienza   

 Youth, Crime and the Community

3.     Livy Visano  

Youth Crime as Conformity: Criminological Obfuscations and the Ontology of Resistance

4. Jennifer Silcox

The Myth of the Violent Teenager: News Media Distortions and Representations of Youth Crime in Canada

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