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The Subcultures Reader: Second Edition

 
 
 
 
The Subcultures Reader: Second Edition
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415344166
ISBN 10: 415344166
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2005-11-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 656
List Price: $52.95
 
 

This revised and updated edition of a hugely successful book brings together the most valuable and stimulating writings on subcultures, from the early work of the Chicago School on ‘deviant’ social groups to the present day theories and research.

This new edition features a wide range of articles from some of the biggest names in the field including Dick Hebdige, Paul Gilroy and Stanley Cohen, and expertly combines contemporary essays and critique with classic and canonical texts on subcultures.

Examining an eclectic array of subcultures, from New Age travellers, to comic book fans, The Reader looks at how they are defined through their social position, styles, sexuality, politics and their music, and this new edition gives expression to the diversity of subcultural identifications, from scenes and ‘tribes’ to the ‘global underground’.

With specially selected articles, grouped sections, editors introductions and a general introduction which maps out the field, it gives students and teachers of cultural studies an invaluable study aid.