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McRobbie and Garber
Girls have subcultures that are less obviously rebellious than those of males. 'Bedroom culture' rather than gangs on the street. Bedroom - subculture offers girls a space, which they control themselves.
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Mirza
General increase in the perception of religious and cultural identity amongst second/third generation Muslims. Increased wearing of head scarves and greater identification with a global Muslim community.
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Sontang
There is a double standard of ageing, especially in TV, where women are required to be youthful throughout their media careers and men are not.
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Voas and Crockett
Older people are more likely to identify themselves as being religious. Generation effect: brought up in a more religious era. Ageing effect:more spiritual, the closer to death they get.
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Arber and Ginn
Ageism is reinforced by employment practices e.g. redundancy, unemployment or retirement.
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Bradley
Old people are seen as less suitable, as they are assumed to be 'physically slow, lacking in dynamism and not very adaptable'.
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