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Comparative youth culture : the sociology of youth cultures and youth subcultures in America, Britain and Canada / Michael Brake

Main Author Brake, Michael Country Reino Unido. Publication London : Routledge, imp. 1990 Description X, 228 p. ; 22 cm ISBN 0-415-05108-8 CDU 159.922.8 316.7
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Mike Brake suggests that subcultures develop in response to social problems which a group experiences collectively, and shows how individuals draw on collective identities to define themselves.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. ix)
  • Chapter 1 The Use of Subculture as an Analytical Tool in Sociology (p. 1)
  • Chapter 2 Street-Wise. the Delinquent Subculture in Sociological Theory in the United States (p. 30)
  • Chapter 3 Just Another Brick in the Wall. British Studies of Working-Class Youth Cultures (p. 58)
  • Chapter 4 The Trippers and the Trashers- Bohemian and Radical Traditions of Youth (p. 83)
  • Chapter 5 Hustling, Breaking and Rapping- Black and Brown Youth (p. 116)
  • Chapter 6 'Take off Eh!'-Youth Culture in Canada (p. 144)
  • Chapter 7 The Invisible Girl- The Culture of Femininity versus Masculinism (p. 163)
  • Chapter 8 No Future? Subcultures, Manufactured Cultures and the Economy (p. 184)
  • Bibliography (p. 199)
  • Index (p. 225)

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