sociology unit 2

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Parsons
Youth culture provides a bridge between chilldhood and adulthood and "rite of passage
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Reasons for development of youth culture
Increasing economic power of youth, social change demographic trends, Impact of globalisation, The media/music
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Roszak
A new division in society emerged between young people amd other people - a generation gap
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Abrams
He argued that youth culture was a distinct phase of life. Youth was a TRANSITION between childhood and adulthood which all individuals went through
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Key factors of functionalism
Youth is a period of transition; Social intergration, Economic functions E There is one youth culture; subcultures are not recognised
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Rite of passage
A ceremony marking the move from childhood into adulthood. E.g. Quinceañera and Bar mitzvah
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Eisenstadt
Yotuh culture is an important way of birding young people into society & young people need to find a way to disinguish themselves from their parents.
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