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: Deviance and Youth Subcultures
Travis rated it it was ok Nov 08, Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory. Perhaps some of the information is unknown to people outside of the sub-cultures that I personally inhabit, but a lot of the information presented seems to be readily apparent to most people.
Basically, most of the text in this book is just telling me extremely basic things that I already know. To ask other readers questions about Goths, Gamers, and Grrrlsplease sign up.
For instance, the author lists Nintendo and Wii as being independent of each other.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler
Books by Ross Haenfler. Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 05, Want to Read saving…. He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: 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. Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more.
I feel like I’ve heard enough about the goth scene “causing” murders and suicides — I didn’t really need a reminder of all of that negative hype. Be the first to ask a question about Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls.
Courtney Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, My main quibble is gamera the book is full of terrible grammar and spelling errors. Gretchen rated it really liked it Feb 20, 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.
Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more.
What does it mean to be “deviant”? Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.
Also, a lot of the sources that are researched seem extremely dated, even though this book was published within the last five years. 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.
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.
Paperbackpages. Open Preview See a Problem? Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange. Even stranger, though, gerrls how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange.
Return to Book Page. Vicki rated it really liked it Nov 08, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Ruth rated it really liked it Nov 23, Gmers, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler. Literature and the Public Good Rick Rylance. What does it mean to be “deviant”? Stephen Hunter rated it liked it Feb 11, How do men and women enact gender in their scenes?
I seriously wonder if it anv got edited. Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, The Value of the Humanities Helen Small. As a sometimes goth, a major gamer, and a grrrl, the title of this book intrigued me, so I decided to read it. Overview Description Author Information.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls
Academic Skip to main content. Trivia About Goths, Gamers, an 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: He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: Each chapter begins with a brief grrrle and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.
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.