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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Choose your country or region Close. A concise, engaging, and affordable supplementary ogths for introductory sociology courses and any course that covers popular culture, youth, or deviance, Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Katrina rated it it was amazing Jan 23, 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 gammers actual subcultures. The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls
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Villu rated it really liked it May 03, The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age. For instance, the author lists Nintendo and Wii as being independent of each other.
Musharib Ali rated it it was amazing Mar 04, The snd also makes very tenuous connections, like in one chapter where the Riot Grrrl movement is somehow tied to fan fiction.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Jodi Martin rated it really liked it Jun 16, Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? 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.
Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls – Ross Haenfler – Oxford University Press
What does it mean to be “deviant”? Plus, the book contains and discusses in detail the ever-prevalent negative media hype that unwittingly goes hand-in-hand with any misunderstood sub-culture.
Ruth rated it really liked it Nov 23, Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. I appreciate that this book took popular culture seriously and attempted to examine and question the stereotypes that surround subcultures. This book was a breath of fresh air for an English major who has been reading theory for three years straight. He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: The Value of the Humanities Helen Small.
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Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler
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This was a really interesting and engaging overview of a bunch of different subcultures. Travis rated it it was ok Nov 08, 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 subcultures.
Overview Description Author Information. Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.