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Youth Culture and Social Change

Making a Difference by Making a Noise

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Provides new perspectives on why young people rebel, revolt and riot.

  • Focuses on the specific role played by forms of youth culture in acts of disobedience and deviancy.

  • Examines a wide range of case studies, from the private spaces of the teenage bedroom to the public streets of riot-torn Bristol.

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: Making a Difference by Making a Noise

    • Lucy Robinson, Keith Gildart, Anna Gough-Yates, Sian Lincoln, Bill Osgerby, John Street et al.
    Pages 1-13
  3. Gangs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203
    2. Gang Girls: Agency, Sexual Identity and Victimisation ‘On Road’

      • Tara Young, Loretta Trickett
      Pages 231-259
    3. ‘Silence is Virtual’: Youth Violence, Belonging, Death and Mourning

      • William ‘Lez’ Henry, Sireita Mullings-Lawrence
      Pages 261-283
  4. Back Matter

    Pages 285-289

About this book

This book brings together historians, sociologists and social scientists to examine aspects of youth culture. The book’s themes are riots, music and gangs, connecting spectacular expression of youthful disaffection with everyday practices. By so doing, Youth Culture and Social Change maps out new ways of historicizing responses to economic and social change: public unrest and popular culture. 

Keywords

  • culture
  • development
  • social change
  • social science
  • youth
  • youth culture
  • riots
  • gangs
  • music
  • violence
  • anti-social behaviour
  • social disorder
  • rebellion
  • culture
  • childhood studies

Reviews

“Youth Culture and Social Change is filled with important research and can be a constructive book for anyone working at the crossroads of popular music studies, history, and sociology …” (Kyle Chattleton, The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, Vol. 12 (2), 2019)

Editors and Affiliations

  • University of Wolverhampton , Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

    Keith Gildart

  • University of Roehampton, London, United Kingdom

    Anna Gough-Yates

  • Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Sian Lincoln

  • London Metropolitan University , LONDON, United Kingdom

    Bill Osgerby

  • University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom

    Lucy Robinson

  • University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

    John Street

  • University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom

    Peter Webb

  • University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

    Matthew Worley

About the editors

The Subcultures Network was formed as the Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Subcultures, Popular Music and Social Change in 2011. The Network's steering committee comprises Keith Gildart (University of Wolverhampton), Anna Gough-Yates (University if Roehampton), Sian Lincoln (Liverpool John Moores University), Bill Osgerby (London Metropolitan University), Lucy Robinson (University of Sussex), John Street (University of East Anglia), Pete Webb (University of the West of England) and Matthew Worley (University of Reading). 

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Buying options

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USD 109.00
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  • ISBN: 978-1-137-52911-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)