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Mike A. Males

Mike A. Males
Born 1950
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Occupation Author, university professor, social issue researcher, writer
Nationality American
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sociology, Youth studies

Mike A. Males (born 1950) is an American University of California, Santa Cruz, where he taught Sociology of Men and California Youth in Transition.

Males wrote Scapegoat Generation, a book that analyzes statistics to dispel myths about young people in the 1990s.


  • Teenage Sex and Pregnancy: Modern Myths, Unsexy Realities (Praeger, 2010),
  • Kids and Guns (Common Courage Press, 2001),
  • The Scapegoat Generation: America's War On Adolescents (1996),
  • Framing Youth: 10 Myths About The Next Generation (Common Courage Press, 1999)
  • Smoked: Why Joe Camel Is Still Smiling (Common Courage Press, 1999).
  • "What Do Student Drug Use Surveys Really Mean?" (Journal of School Health, January 2005),
  • "The New Demons: Ordinary Teens" (Los Angeles Times, April, 2002)
  • "Wrong Way for Teen Drivers" (Los Angeles Times, January, 2008).


  1. ^ Shawn Hubler (22 January 2006). "The Boomer Buster; Who is Mike Males, and why is he saying those awful things about people of a certain age?".  

External links

  • Official website
  • – Mike Males directs this project.
  • Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
  • "What do student drug use surveys really mean?"
  • "The New Demons: Ordinary Teens"

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