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Sex, Crime, Drugs, and Just Plain Stupid Behaviors

The New Face of Young Adulthood in America

Authors: Salvatore, Christopher

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  • Brings together research on 'emerging adulthood' and how it links to criminal offending
  • Examines the impact of identity, religion, parenthood, marriage and employment on young people
  • Speaks to scholars of sociology, social psychology, social deviance, youth, drugs and crime
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About this book

Sex, Crime, Drugs, and Just Plain Stupid Behaviors: The New Face of Young Adulthood in America is written for students, parents, and practitioners to provide insight into how emerging adulthood impacts the lives and behaviors of young people. Salvatore provides an insightful examination of the evolution of emerging adulthood as a distinct stage of the life course, bridging the gap between macro-level social forces and micro-level life experiences and behavior. 

Chapters discuss the influence of social institutions such as marriage, the family, religion, and parenting on behavior during emerging adulthood. Exploration and sensation-seeking are examined in relation to the behaviors and identity of emerging adults alongside issues such as criminal offending, substance use, and other risky/dangerous behaviors. Finally, the book concludes with informed policy recommendations for social institutions such as educational establishments and the criminal justice system on how to work with emerging adults. 



About the authors

Christopher Salvatore is an Associate Professor of Justice Studies in the Department of Justice Studies at Montclair State University, USA. His research interests include emerging adulthood, public perceptions of crime, drug treatment, and developmental criminology. 

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • Introduction to Emerging Adulthood

    Pages 1-7

    Salvatore, Christopher

  • The Changing Path to Adulthood

    Pages 9-18

    Salvatore, Christopher

  • Emerging Adulthood: A Time of Instability, Exploration, and Change

    Pages 19-30

    Salvatore, Christopher

  • Emerging Adults and Changing Values: Religion and Morality During Emerging Adulthood

    Pages 31-39

    Salvatore, Christopher

  • How Marriage/Romance, Parenting, Education, and Work Are Different for Emerging Adults

    Pages 41-54

    Salvatore, Christopher

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eBook 41,64 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-72766-0
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 51,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-72765-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 51,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-10263-0
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sex, Crime, Drugs, and Just Plain Stupid Behaviors
Book Subtitle
The New Face of Young Adulthood in America
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-72766-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-72766-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-72765-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-10263-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 98
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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