A Cycle of Outrage : America's Reaction to the Juvenile Delinquent in the 1950s
Examining the 1950s debate over the media and juvenile delinquency, this study shows how the development of youth culture and the rise of a mass-media society became intertwined and confused.
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 156.2 x 235 x 18mm | 427.98g
- 19 Oct 1988
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States
"[A] fascinating book....An enthralling exploration of reactions against popular culture....Raises valuable questions about whether the mass media should initiate or merely reinforce the fantasies they depict."-The New York Times Book Review "A marvelous exploration of the connections between culture and behavior in modern America....[The author] deeply illuminates our understanding of the contemporary US."-William M. Tuttle, Jr., University of Kansas