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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls Deviance and Youth Subcultures

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ISBN-10: 0195396669

ISBN-13: 9780195396669

Edition: 2010

Authors: Ross Haenfler

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"There are surely people and practices that you find strange. Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange."--from the Introduction How and why do subcultures emerge? Do youth subcultures mount a meaningful resistance to mainstream/adult society? How do men and women enact gender in their scenes? What does it mean to be "deviant"? Who decides what is deviant and what is "normal"? A concise, engaging, and affordable supplementary text for introductory sociology courses and any course that covers popular culture, youth, or deviance, Goths, Gamers, and Grrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. This unique volume…    
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Skinheads--The Symbolism of Style and Ritual
Punk Rock, Hardcore, and Straight Edge--Status and Hierarchy in Subcultures
Hip Hop--"Doing" Gender and Race in Subcultures
Heavy Metal--Moral Panics, Satanic Scares, and Moral Entrepreneurs
Virginity Pledgers--Religion, Sexual Identity, and Positive Deviance
Goth--Stigma and Stigma Management
Gamers, Hackers, and Facebook: Computer Cultures, Virtual Community, and Postmodern Identity
Riot Grrrls and Fic Writers: Girls Take on the Media
Questions and Conclusions--Resistance, Commodification, and Growing Up
References
Notes