Youth Culture

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What is the definition of youth culture?
Youth culture is the particular values, styles, cultural tastes and behavior of young people.
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When does youth culture occur and when does it end?
Youth culture is the period between childhood and adulthood and it ends at around 26 years old.
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What can youth culture be seen as?
Youth culture can be seen as a rite of passage and this was first described by Arnold Ven Gennep.
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What did youths have?
Youths had more money, a disposable income, and also more leisure time resulting in separation from their family.
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When was youth culture developed/
It was developed at the end of WW2.
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What is the definition of a moral panic?
A moral panic is when the media exaggerate a situation, making it worse and the public panic.
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Who came up with the term 'Moral Panic'?
Stanley Cohan.
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What is the definition of mainstream culture?
Mainstream culture is the traditional values of society, these form mainstream culture.
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What is the definition of spectacular subcultures?
Spectacular subcultures are different from subcultures and very, very different from maisntream culture.
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What is the definition of subculture?
Subculture is a smaller group within a larger group
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Why do the media create moral panics?
They have a negative discourse of youth, and they may create a moral panic in order to gain more views/sales and thus, more profit
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What do youth subcultures assume?
That groups of young people don't follow the same norms and values as mainstream culture. These groups are very different from each other and they develop an opposition to authority.
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How many people have been in a youth subculture?
1/3 of people in the UK have been active members of a youth subculture
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What are the reasons to join a subculture?
It provides a sense of identity and outlet for tensions. Individuality can be expressed and they share norms and values, allows individuals to bond with like-minded people and share interests.
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What are the reasons for the emergence of youth culture?
Style, Music, Changing Identities, Rite of Passage, Oppression and Resisting the norm.
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What are some factors of spectacular cultures?
Young people make an explicit statement of themselves. They have flamboyant styles and confrontational attitudes.
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When did sociologists begin studying spectacular cultures?
1970
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What are some factors of countercultures?
They can be antagonistic or reject the traditional mainstream culture, they might challenge authority or drop out of mainstream society.
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What dose discourse of youth mean?
A discourse is a way of thinking and acting and the idea came about from Michel Foucault.
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What is a positive discourse of youth?
This view is that young people are not a problem, they need time to be free, have fun and break rules. Young people learn from their mistakes.
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What is a negative discourse of youth?
This view is that young people are a problem, they're trouble makers, rebels and criminals and are a threat to society.
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What is demonisation of the young?
When young people are presented in the media in a negative way
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What is deliquency?
Anti-social behaviour by young people
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What is ferral youth?
Young people who aren't socialized
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What is postcode violence?
This is where gangs from different postal areas fight eachother
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