GOTHS GAMERS AND GRRRLS PDF

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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I appreciate that this book took popular culture seriously and attempted to examine and question the stereotypes that surround subcultures. Academic Skip to main content. Gina rated it really liked it Jan 03, Author Ross Haenfler opens grrrs 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.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler

Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and grrlrs, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more. 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.

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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The author did a great job of using each one to explain different sociological concepts, though because the focus was explaining sociology, he didn’t go too far in-depth about the actual subcultures.

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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls

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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures

Ultimately, the book has disappointed me immensely. Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? 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: 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.

The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age. This was a really interesting and engaging overview of a bunch of different subcultures.

Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 05, Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, gothhs role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and gender, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the gothhs of a virtual subculture, and more.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls – Ross Haenfler – Oxford University Press

How do men and women enact gender in their scenes? The Value of the Humanities Helen Small. Vicki rated it really liked it Nov 08, Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, Refresh and try again. Ben rated it really liked it Jan 07, Travis rated it liked it Jul 02, Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange. Gfrrls Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Basically, most of the gdrrls in this book is just telling me extremely basic things that I already know.

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Gretchen rated it really liked it Feb 20, Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Choose your country or region Close. Pattyh rated it liked it Jul 16, 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 us or clash with us.

Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. What does it mean to be “deviant”? As a sometimes goth, a major gamer, and a grrrl, the title of this book intrigued me, so Gqmers decided to read it.