The Subcultures Reader pdf epub fb2

The Subcultures Reader by Ken Gelder, Thornton Sarah pdf epub fb2

The Subcultures Reader Author: Ken Gelder, Thornton Sarah
Title: The Subcultures Reader
ISBN: 0415127270
ISBN13: 978-0415127271
Other Formats: mobi lrf txt mobi
Pages: 616 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (February 10, 1997)
Language: English
Category: Humor & Entertainment
Size PDF version: 1349 kb
Size EPUB version: 1531 kb
Subcategory: Pop Culture

Introducing new, contemporary essays and critique to sit alongside classic and canonical texts on subculture, The Subcultures Reader 2nd Edition is the only collected work of its kind in the field,bringing together the most valuable and stimulating writings from the Chicago School to the present day.

From teds, punks and ravers, taxi-dancers, zoot-suiters and drug-takers, to football 'hooligans', Star Trekkers and internet junkies, male prostitutes, cross-dressers and queers, subcultures come in many formshow and why they developed.

All the articles have been specially selected and edited for inclusion in the Reader and are grouped in sections, each with an editor's introduction. There is also a general introduction to the collection, which traces the historical development and key concerns of subcultural studies.

Giving expression to the diversity of subcultural identifications, from communities and 'tribes', to the 'global underground, the Reader is an essential guide to the subject. Itenables students and teachers to understand how subcultural studies developed, the range of work it encompasses, and provides potential future directions of study throughout the field.