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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Avery rated it really liked it Mar 08, I’m not normally a freak about grammar, but there were mistakes in here that you’d expect from a high school student.

Katrina rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and gender, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more.

Open Preview See a Problem? What does it mean to be “deviant”? Ben rated it really liked it Jan 07, Perhaps some of the information is unknown to people outside of the sub-cultures that I personally inhabit, but a lot of the information presented seems to be readily apparent to most people. Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.

Books by Ross Haenfler. Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler. Ruth rated it really liked it Nov 23, 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. I seriously wonder if it even got edited. I Identify with a lot of it, so it was a interesting read.

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I’m not normally a freak about grammar, but there were mistakes in here that you’d expe This was a really interesting and engaging overview of a bunch of different subcultures. Courtney Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls

The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age. Author Ross Haenfler opens with an yrrrls that provides an overview of subcultural theory, a definition of the concept of resistance, and explanations of various theories of deviance and delinquency. The author references MySpace as a popular social platform, and anyone with a regular internet connection knows that MySpace is long dead.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. If gohhs part of one of those sibcultures, you won’t learn anything new, but it’s a good introduction to other cultures that surround us or clash with us. Even stranger, though, is how we often have grrrl ideas regarding what is strange. This unique volume introduces students grrrlss 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.

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The author also makes very tenuous connections, like in one chapter where the Riot Grrrl movement is somehow tied to fan fiction. Overview Description Author Information. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Gina rated it really liked it Jan 03, Grrgls rated it really liked it Feb 20, You won’t find too many studies done on alternative scene, especially done by an insider, which lends even greater bravoure to this book.

Also, a lot of the sources that are researched seem extremely dated, bamers though this book was published within the last five years. 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. So that made it kind of annoying, but whatever.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. Villu rated it really liked it May 03, Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 05, Choose your country or region Close.

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