The Child’s Place in Pop Music

  • Larissa Wodtke
Keywords: pop music, innocence


Review of:

Rekret, Paul. Down with Childhood: Pop Music and the Crisis of Innocence. Repeater, 2017.


DOI: 10.1353/jeu.2018.0024

Author Biography

Larissa Wodtke

Larissa Wodtke is the Project Manager for the Six Seasons of the Asiniskow Ithiniwak project and research coordinator at the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC) at the University of Winnipeg. From 2009 to 2017 she was managing editor for Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, and she now serves on the editorial board. Her research has been published in the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies; Under My Thumb: The Songs That Hate Women and The Women That Love Them (2017); Crowdfunding the Future: Media Industries, Ethics and Digital Society (2015); and Seriality and Texts for Young People: The Compulsion to Repeat (2014); and she co-wrote the book Triptych: Three Studies of Manic Street Preachers’ The Holy Bible (2017) with Rhian E. Jones and Daniel Lukes.

How to Cite
Wodtke, L. (2019). The Child’s Place in Pop Music. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 10(2), 173-191. Retrieved from
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