Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures

Paperback | December 29, 2015

byRoss Haenfler

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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures 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. In this revised andupdated third edition, author Ross Haenfler examines eight different youth subcultures in depth: skinheads, punk rock/hardcore/straight edge, hip hop, heavy metal, virginity pledgers, Goths, gamers and hackers, and riot grrrls. Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scenebefore exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.

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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures 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. In this revised andupdated third edition, author Ross Haenfler examin...

Ross Haenfler is Associate Professor of Sociology at Grinnell College. He is the author of Straight Edge: Clean Living Youth, Hardcore Punk, and Social Change (2006) and the coauthor, with Ellis Jones and Brett Johnson, of The Better World Handbook: Small Changes That Make a Big Difference (2007).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.09 × 6.1 × 0.51 inPublished:December 29, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190276614

ISBN - 13:9780190276614

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"Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls provides an excellent integration of central concepts in deviance and youth subcultures. Students love Haenfler's writing style. They love how he integrates personal experience with sociological research on the topics. I would recommend this book on the basis of itsaccessibility, its compelling examples, and its clear and concise presentation of key concepts." --Elizabeth Cherry, Manhattanville College