Youth Culture - Functionalism, Marxism, Postmodernism

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Homogeneous (F)
Everyone is the same.
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Anomie (F)
Without rules/Chaos/Disorder
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Social Intergration (F)
Youth acts as a social glue. Binds people together in the norms and values of society.
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Parsons (F)
Youth is a 'rite of passage' and acts as a 'bridge' between childhood and adulthood.
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Eisenstadt (F)
Childhood = ascribed. Adulthood = achieved. Youth is stressful.
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Spectacultar Subcultures (M)
Flamboyant/Highly Visible styles, Confrontational attitudes.
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Hall and Jefferson (M)
Young people can't articulate their anger against Capitalism so resist it through their dress.
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Clarke (M)
Skinheads exaggerated their dress to distance themselves from the ruling class. E.g. Doc Martins, Braces, Check Shirts.
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Brake (M)
Subcultures offer magical solutions to young people facing problems of Low Wages, Unemployment and Urban Decay.
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Metanarrative (P)
Postmodernists reject 'big theories'. They believe society is globalised and there is no single truth.
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Consumerism (P)
Youth defines themselves through what they buy. The media targets them.
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Hetherington (P)
Youth styles have become too 'bitty' because of diversity caused by globalisation.
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MIPC (P)
Club culture had no class/gender boundries.
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Bennett (P)
Subcultures are 'pluralistic and shifting', and are being replaced by fluid Neo Tribes.
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Polhemus (P)
Youth Pick 'n' Mix to create new identities. Styler over substance.
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Without rules/Chaos/Disorder

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Anomie (F)

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Youth acts as a social glue. Binds people together in the norms and values of society.

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Card 4

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Youth is a 'rite of passage' and acts as a 'bridge' between childhood and adulthood.

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Card 5

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Childhood = ascribed. Adulthood = achieved. Youth is stressful.

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