Youth Cultures and Social Class

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Abrams (1950's) (WC)
Working class had disposable income and could spend this on leisure goods.
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Hall and Jefferson (1976) (WC)
Material circumstances impose limits on the sorts of cultures people can develop
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Jefferson 1976 on Teddy Boys (WC)
They tried to recreate a sense of working class community which came under threat from poster war period of redevelopment
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Jefferson 1976 on Teddy Boys (2)
The fashion was an attempt to buy status (and demonstrate masculinity)
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Eisenstadt's view on youth culture (WC)
Youth cultures are a result of poor socialisation in WC families
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Cohen et Al (WC)
Argues Eisenstadt and says that WC created youth cultures to magically recreate values of older generations
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Hebdidge (WC)
Supports Cohen et al with evidence of skinheads and punks!
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Marxists on Middle Class Youth Cultures
dismissed the influenced of hippie culture being middle class and mostly ignored this.
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Hebdidge on Mods
They were a little to neat and pushed the point of neatness to absurdity
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Roberts and Parsell on Social Class
Little evidence of class awareness among youth people and little link between class and youth culture
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Postmodernists and Urban Tribes
Maffesoli talks about urban tribes and that they're small groups of people in cities who develop a particular style and way of living
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Marxist view of Social class and Youth Culture
Williams - the focus was on acting collectively - the individuals were too weak to defend themselves
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Bourdieu
Class and culture are closely related
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Hall and Jefferson (1976) (WC)

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They tried to recreate a sense of working class community which came under threat from poster war period of redevelopment

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The fashion was an attempt to buy status (and demonstrate masculinity)

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