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Youth Subcultures Exploring Underground America (A Longman Topics Reader)

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9780321241948

ISBN10:
0321241940
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Pub. Date:
10/20/2006
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Longman
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Summary

Youth Subcultures uses a cultural studies lens to explore contemporary American youth subcultures such as skateboarding, punk, Goth, and raves in a brief, flexible, and inexpensive reader. Explores contemporary American youth subcultures. Skateboarding, ,Punk, Goth, Raves. General Interest: Youth Subcultures

Table of Contents

Rhetorical Contents vii
Thematic Contents xiii
Preface xv
INTRODUCTION 1(4)
CHAPTER 1 Roots and Origins 5(48)
Michael Dennis, Youth Activism in the 1990's
5(13)
Catherine Walsh, The Rainbow Family Gathering
18(3)
G. Beato, The Lords of Dogtown
21(15)
*Yoly A. Carrillo and Arielle Greenberg, Norteņa Slang Dictionary
36(2)
Deena Weinstein, Heavy Metal's Proud Pariahs
38(15)
CHAPTER 2 Fitting in and Coming Together 53(45)
Sasha Vliet, The Bboy Style on the Eastside
53(11)
Rob Maitra, The Homeless Community of the Piers
64(8)
Mimi Nguyen, Thoughts on the Movie Afro-Punk
72(5)
*Heidi Schubert, Where We Belong: A Report on Anime Central 2004
77(9)
Kylie Lee, My Life as an Enterprise Slash Writer
86(12)
CHAPTER 3 Myths and Truths 98(50)
Amy Wilkins, From Geeks to Freaks: Goth and the Middle Class
99(5)
J. Patrick Williams, How the Internet Is Changing Straightedge
104(12)
*Sarah Norton, My Night as a Wiccan: Dusting Away the Stereotypes
116(5)
Natalie Porter, She Rips When She Skates: Female Skateboarders as Active Subcultural Participants
121(15)
*Zhi Zhu, A Different View of Hackers
136(12)
CHAPTER 4 Merchandise, Commercialism, and Co-opting the Scene 148(42)
Adrienne Lai, Towards a Critical Understanding of "Asian Cute Culture"
149(11)
*Emily Lamison, So Emo It Hurts
160(10)
*Christina Robinson, Economic Status and Raving
170(9)
Robert Rundquist, Street Skateboarding and the Government Stamp of Approval
179(11)
CHAPTER 5 Dropping Out and Dropping Back in 190(44)
Jerry Adler, The Graying of Aquarius
191(5)
Johanna M. Hoadley, Growing Up and Out of the Rave Scene
196(7)
Melissa McCray Pattacini, Deadheads Yesterday and Today: An Audience Study
203(9)
John Lennon, Too Dirty to Be a Hobo?
212(11)
Robert T Wood, A Straightedger's Journey
223(11)
Credits 234


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