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 by Ross Haenfler

Paperbackpages. Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. Author Ross Haenfler opens gmers 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.

Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.

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 gsmers subculture–in new and fascinating ways. Kristen Lavelle rated it liked it Feb 17, The Value of the Humanities Helen Small. Overview Description Author Information.

Literature and the Public Good Rick Rylance. Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange. Ben rated it really liked it Jan 07, Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange.

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Pattyh rated it liked it Jul 16, Academic Skip to main content. Courtney Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Stephen Hunter rated it liked it Feb 11, I Identify with a lot of it, so it was a interesting read.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls

The author also makes very tenuous connections, gotns in one chapter where the Riot Grrrl movement is somehow tied to fan fiction. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: 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: Olivia rated it really liked it Oct 28, Ruth rated it really liked it Nov 23, Gotths main quibble is that the book is full of terrible grammar and spelling errors.

The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls – Ross Haenfler – Oxford University Press

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Musharib Gotths rated it it was amazing Mar 04, I’m not normally a freak about grammar, but there were mistakes in here that you’d expect from a high school student. Travis rated it it was ok Nov 08, Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”?

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Katrina rated it it was amazing Jan 23, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So that made it kind of annoying, but whatever. Villu rated it really liked it May 03, Basically, most of the text in this book is just telling me extremely basic things that I already know.

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I appreciate that this book took popular culture seriously and attempted to examine and question the stereotypes that surround subcultures. Apr 16, Miri rated it really liked it Shelves: Vicki rated it really liked it Nov vamers, 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: How do men and women enact gender in their scenes?

Lists with This Book. 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.

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 gothw about the actual subcultures. The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.