There are surely people and practices that you find strange. Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls has 43 ratings and 7 reviews. Miri said: This was a really interesting and engaging overview of a bunch of different subculture. Book Review: Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures. Show all authors. Lutz Kaelber · Lutz Kaelber · See all articles by this author.
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Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, So that made it kind of annoying, but whatever. Academic Skip to main content. A concise, engaging, and affordable supplementary text for introductory sociology courses and any course that covers popular culture, youth, or deviance, Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Pattyh rated it liked it Jul 16, Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, The Value of the Humanities Helen Small.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler
Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler. What does it mean to be “deviant”? The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age. Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”?
Author Ross Haenfler opens with an introduction that provides an overview of subcultural theory, a definition of the concept of resistance, and explanations of various theories of deviance and delinquency. Also, a lot of the sources that are researched seem extremely dated, even though this book was published within the last five years.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls – Ross Haenfler – Oxford University Press
Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? Sarah Critchfield rated it it was amazing Apr 24, Refresh and try again. Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics adn music scenes, enacting race and gender, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more.
This unique volume introduces students to the sociological study of deviance, equipping them with the theoretical tools necessary to analyze various youth subcultures–and virtually any subculture–in new and fascinating ways. Avery rated it really liked it Mar 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. Overview Description Author Information.
This book was a breath of fresh air for an English major who has been reading theory for three years straight. Travis rated it it was ok Nov 08, Jodi Martin rated it really liked it Jun 16, The book is simplistically written, as though for laymen, and dumbs down every topic it covers making it even too simple for the average layman. A concise, engaging, and affordable supplementary text for introductory sociology courses and any course that covers popular culture, youth, or deviance, Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Gretchen rated it really liked it Feb 20, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange. Apr 16, Miri rated it really liked it Shelves: You won’t find too many studies done on alternative scene, especially done by an insider, which lends even greater bravoure to this book.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls
If you’re part of one of those sibcultures, you won’t learn anything new, but it’s a good introduction to other cultures that surround anv or clash with us. Lists with This Book.
Courtney Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Kristen Lavelle rated it liked it Feb 17, He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: For instance, the author lists Nintendo and Wii as being independent of each other. Want to Read saving…. Musharib Ali rated it it was amazing Mar 04, This unique volume introduces students to the sociological study of deviance, equipping them with the theoretical tools necessary to analyze various yoths subcultures—and virtually any subculture—in new and fascinating ways.
Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory. Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange.
Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 05, Paperbackpages. Vicki rated it really liked it Nov 08, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. Trivia About Goths, Gamers, an Be the first to ask a question about Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls.
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