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Title Subcultural theory : traditions and concepts / J. Patrick Williams.
Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2011.

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Series --For dummies.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-211) and index.
Contents 1. Subcultural theory -- 2. Theoretical and methodological traditions -- American traditions I: the Chicago School and urban ethnography -- American traditions II: deviance and strain -- British traditions I: the Birmingham School and cultural studies -- British traditions II: from the Manchester School to post-subcultural studies -- Back to subculture: the symbolic interactionist tradition -- 3. Race, gender, and subcultural experience -- From tsotsis to gangstas: "a living record" of race and masculinity -- Negotiating the masculine bias: gender and "the master's tools" -- 4. Style / with Jeffrey L. Kidder -- From consumption to subcultural style -- Homology: ideology, image, and practice -- Semiotic homologies: teddy boys, skinheads, mods, and punks -- Ethnographic homologies: rockers, hippies, messengers, and homegirls -- The value of style: diffusion and defusion -- 5. Resistance -- Power and hegemony -- Multiple dimensions of resistance -- Passive: active -- Micro: macro -- Overt: covert -- 6. Labels and moral panics -- From social reaction theory to a sociology of moral panics -- From music-lovers to satanic killers: endless cycles of subcultural folk devils -- Raves, drugs, and postmodern media -- 7. Identity and authenticity -- Insiders and outsiders -- Status hierarchies -- 8. Scales -- Sociological scales -- Spatial scales -- 9. Related fields / with Elizabeth Cherry -- Social movements -- Collective identity -- Lifestyle politics -- Participatory cultures and fandom -- Parallels -- Tensions -- 10. A final note on concepts.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Subculture.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780745643878 0745643876 9780745643885 0745643884 (DLC) 2011284857
ISBN 9780745637327 (electronic bk.)
0745637329 (electronic bk.)
UPC # 60001406209
OCLC # EBC1175962
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