Hello All,
I have been working on a paper on Canadian Teen Films by John Smith
(including his American feature Dangerous Minds).  The following are the
articles/books that I have been able to find on the genre.  Can you suggest
any others?  I have also looked at Dick Hebdige's Subculture the Meaning of
Style and Hiding in the Light.
>Acland, Charles R.  Youth, Murder, Spectacle: The Cultural Politics of
>'Youth in Crisis'.   Boulder: Westview Press, 1995.
>Britton, Andrew.  "Blissing Out: the Politics of Reaganite Entertainment."
>Movie  31/32.Winter (1986): 1-42.
>Considine, David M.  "The Cinema of Adolescence."  The Journal of Popular
>Film and Television  9.3 (1981): 123-136.
>Doherty, Thomas.  Teenagers & Teenpics: The Juvenalization of American
>Movies in the 1950's.   Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1988.
>Grossberg, Lawrence.  We Gotta Get Out of This Place: Popular Conservatism
>and Postmodern Culture.   New York: Routledge, 1992.
>Leitch, Thomas M.  "The World According to Teenpix."  The Film Literature
>Quarterly  20.1 (1992): 43-47.
>Lewis, Jon.  The Road to Romance and Ruin.   New York: Routledge, 1992.
>Pevere, Geoff.  "Rebel without a Chance: Cycles of Rebellion and
>Suppression in Canadian Teen Movies."  Cineaction  .Spring (1988): 44-48.
>Rapping, Elaine.  "Hollywood's Youth Cult Films."  Cineaste  16 (1887/88):
>Ray, Robert B.  A Certain Tendency of the Hollywood Cinema, 1930-1980.
>Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985.
>Reed, Joseph W.  American Scenarios: The Uses of Film Genre.   Middletown:
>Westleyan University Press, 1989.
>Roffman, Peter, and Jim Purdy.  The Hollywood Social Problem Film.
>Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981.
>Savage, John.  "Boomers and Busters."  Sight and Sound  4.7 (1994): 19-21
>Smith, Gavin.  "Pensees: Pretty Vacant in Pink."  Film Comment  23.4 (1987)
>White, Armond.  "Kidpix."  Film Comment  21.4 (1985): 9-15.
>Wood, Robin.  Hollywood from Vietnam to Reagan.   New York: Columbia
>University Press, 1986.
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