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spectacular subcultures
term used by sociologists used to describe youth cultures in the 1960s and 1970s
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hodkinson
studied goths and noted that the features of a subculture are; 1. firm sense of identity, 2. commitment to the group, 3. consistent style
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phil cohen (marxist)
studied the skinheads and believed that they were making a political statement about social class
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overall marxist view of youth
youth is a resistance to conformity and capatilism, youth culture is used to deal with class inequalities- regaining status
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overall functionalist view of youth
youth has a perpose in society, transition phase
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parsons (functionalist)
youth is a transition between childhood and adulthood
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eisenstadt (functionalist)
youth culture is stressful, but this helps us move from ascribed childhood to achieved adulthood, peers provide support
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roszak (functionalist)
age is the new division in society
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overall internationalist view of youth
youth is a social construction, impact of the media
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abrams (interactionalist)
youth provides increased economic power of young people and a consumer economy
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stan cohen (interactionalist)
moral panic created by the media (mods and rockers) amplified youth culture
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fawbert (interactionalist)
moral panic- hoodies
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hall and jefferson (marxist)
teddy boys- changed class identity with middle class style
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hebdige (marxist)
punks- made their own clothes to separate from consumerist culture
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brake (marxist)
youth culture is a magical solution for working class youths
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overall feminist view of youth
girls are controlled in youth cultures and so are often ignored or invisible
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mcrobbie and garber (feminist)
bedroom culture- girls responding to social control
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osgerby (feminist)
youth cultures encourage sexist behaviour from males
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willis
only 13% of youths claim to be in a subculture. there is too much diversity for young people to subscribe to one style.
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hey
young girls are not influenced by societies expectations of them. hey studied girls passing notes in school and found that they were more influenced by what other girls thought of them than boys and the rest of society
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