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Subcultures : Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies - Ken Gelder


Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

By: Ken Gelder (Editor)

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Subcultures attract a great deal of interest, both in popular media and in academic work.

Comprehensive and fascinating, these four volumes represent work on subcultures across several disciplines: cultural history, cultural studies, criminology and sociology. Beginning by looking at accounts of subcultures in sixteenth-century England, the set then presents case studies that contrast work on gangs and graffiti with CCCS work on subcultures. Volume three then follows CCCS work on punks, by turning to music subcultures, and, lastly, the fourth volume highlights five recent trends in subcultural studies - body subcultures, sexed subcultures, fan and micro-media communities, grassroots and 'neo-pagan' subcultures, and 'virtual communities' and cybercultures.

Subcultural Histories
Underworlds, Hacks and Hustlers
Rogues, Streetlife, Folk Devils
Chicago and Birmingham
The Chicago School and Urban Ethnography
Birmingham and Cultural Studies
Subcultures and Music
Jazz and the Counterculture
Punk and Metal
Hip Hop
Disco, Clubbing, Ecstasy
Sexed Subjects, Virtual Communities, Neo-Tribes
Pumped, Sexed and Modified Bodies
Media, Game and Virtual Communities
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ISBN: 9780415379571
ISBN-10: 0415379571
Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1616
Published: 30th April 2007
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 11.43
Weight (kg): 2.97
Edition Number: 1