Runaways: how the sixties counterculture shaped today's practices and policies

Foreword: a personal journey to some research questions -- Testing freedom: on the road to a runaway problem -- Constructing runaway youth -- Media myth spinning: from runaway adventurers to street survivors (1960-1978) -- Spinning myths from runaway lives: a hip beat version of dropping out -- Psyc...

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Main Author: Staller, Karen M.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York [u.a.] Columbia Univ. Press c2006
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Summary:Foreword: a personal journey to some research questions -- Testing freedom: on the road to a runaway problem -- Constructing runaway youth -- Media myth spinning: from runaway adventurers to street survivors (1960-1978) -- Spinning myths from runaway lives: a hip beat version of dropping out -- Psychedelic social workers and alternative services -- Digger free: power in autonomy, independence in a free city network (1966-1968) -- The grassroots rise of alternative runaway services (1967-1974) -- Policy and "runaway" youth -- Shifting institutional structures: from moral guidance to autonomous denizens (1960-1978) -- Legitimization through legislation-the Runaway Youth Act: national attention to the runaway problem (1971-1974) -- Conclusions: where we've been, where we're going, what we've learned -- National extensions-problem, services, and policy (1974- ) -- Closing note: lessons learned and conveyed -- Appendix 1: Runaway Youth Act (Senate version, s. 2829: the Bayh/Cook bill) -- Appendix 2: Runaway Youth Act (House version, h. 9298) -- Appendix 3: the Runaway Youth Act of 1974 (p.l. 93-415).
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXV, 292 S
ISBN:9780231124102
0231124104
0231124112