Marxist (CCCS) Criticisms of Youth Cultures

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  • Marxist Criticisms of Youth Cultures
    • Most of the studies done focused on working class boys and did not consider the role of girls in youth subcultures
    • Only studied youth that were spectacular or stood out and ignored the bulk of ordinary youths
    • Post modernist Thornton argued that the CCCS failed to consider the role played by the media in forming youth subcultures.
  • Most studies looked at youth from white subcultures and ignored the experiences of ethnic minority youths
    • It suggests that only working class youths form subcultures and ignores middle class youth subcultures (such as hippies)
      • Marxist Criticisms of Youth Cultures
        • Most of the studies done focused on working class boys and did not consider the role of girls in youth subcultures
        • Only studied youth that were spectacular or stood out and ignored the bulk of ordinary youths
        • Post modernist Thornton argued that the CCCS failed to consider the role played by the media in forming youth subcultures.

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