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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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Courtney Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Olivia rated it really liked it Oct 28, Katrina rated it it was amazing Jan 23, I appreciate that this book took popular culture seriously and attempted to examine and question the stereotypes that surround subcultures.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures

Thanks for telling us about the problem. So that made it kind of annoying, but whatever. Gretchen rated it really liked it Feb 20, Trivia About Goths, Gamers, an Paperbackpages.

How do men and women enact gender in their scenes? The author references MySpace as a popular social platform, and anyone with a regular internet connection knows that MySpace is long dead. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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

Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, This was a really interesting and gaers overview of a bunch of different subcultures. Musharib Ali rated it it was amazing Mar 04, The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age. Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more.

Avery rated it really liked it Mar 08, My main quibble is that the book is full of terrible grammar and spelling errors. Travis rated it liked it Jul 02, Travis rated it it was ok Nov 08, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. Gina rated it really liked it Jan 03, The book is simplistically written, as though for laymen, and dumbs down every topic it covers making it even too simple for the average layman. 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.

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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. Sarah Critchfield rated ggrrls it was amazing Apr 24, The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.

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

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Pattyh rated it liked it Jul 16, He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Literature and ggoths Public Good Rick Rylance.

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It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Basically, most of the text in this book is just telling me extremely basic things that I already know. Choose your country or region Close. Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and gender, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more.

I Identify with a lot of it, so it was a interesting read. For instance, the author lists Nintendo and Wii as being independent of each other.

Author Ross Haenfler opens with an introduction that provides an overview of subcultural theory, a definition of the concept of resistance, grrrrls explanations of various theories of deviance and delinquency. Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 05, Vicki rated it really liked it Nov 08, I’m not normally a freak about grammar, but there were mistakes in here that you’d expect from a high school student. 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 grrels.

Villu rated it really liked it May 03, Books by Ross Haenfler. Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, This unique volume introduces students to the sociological study of deviance, equipping them with the theoretical tools necessary to analyze various youth subcultures–and virtually any subculture–in new and fascinating ways.