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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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls – Ross Haenfler – Oxford University Press
Vicki rated it really liked it Nov ggamers, Ben rated it really liked it Jan 07, The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age. Literature and the Public Good Rick Rylance. Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and grrrl, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, As a sometimes goth, a major gamer, and a grrrl, the title of this book intrigued me, so I decided to read it. This book was a breath of fresh air for an English major who has gotys reading theory for three years straight.
Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler.
America Right or Wrong Anatol Lieven. There are no discussion topics gothe this book yet. The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.
Ultimately, the book has disappointed me immensely. This was a really interesting and engaging overview of a bunch of different subcultures.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler
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: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A concise, engaging, and affordable supplementary text for introductory sociology courses and any course that covers popular culture, youth, or deviance, Goths, Gamers, aand Grrrls: Stephen Hunter rated it liked it Feb 11, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
You won’t find too many studies done on alternative scene, especially done by an insider, which lends even greater bravoure to this book. Even grrgls, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange. Perhaps some gotns the information is unknown to people outside of grrrks sub-cultures that I personally inhabit, but a lot of the information presented seems to be readily apparent to most people.
I seriously wonder if it even got edited. Travis rated it liked it Jul 02, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls
Refresh and try again. What does it mean to be “deviant”? Author Ross Haenfler opens with 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. The author also makes very tenuous connections, like in one chapter where the Riot Grrrl movement is somehow tied to fan fiction.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? 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.
Choose your country or region Close. Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Sarah Critchfield rated it it was amazing Apr 24, My main quibble is that the book is full of gerrls grammar and spelling errors.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures
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Villu rated it really liked it May 03, Avery rated it really liked it Mar 08, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more.
Also, a lot of the sources that are researched seem extremely dated, even though this book gothz published within the last five years.