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Classic Youth Subcultures

Students should be able to draw on examples from a wide range of subcultures, both classic and...

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Functionalism and Rites of Passage

A useful overview of the Functionalist view of youth culture can be found below:

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Generation Boomerang

Students could be asked to write a timeline of their lives as they anticipate them to be after...

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Kidulthood

Kirsty Grocott’s article in the Daily Telegraph:

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Marxism, Neo-Marxism and Youth

The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies (CCCS) based at Birmingham University produced a ...

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Neo Tribes

Some Sociologists suggest that subcultures may no longer exist in the form that they once did. Fo...

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Social Class and Jamaican Patois

The following Daily Mail article laments the adoption of Jamaican patois styles of language in...

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What is Youth

By way of starting off an investigation into youth subcultures, teachers could pose the proble...

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Youth - Ethnicity and David Starkey

David Starkey featured in a Newsnight discussion about the 2011 UK riots. This Guardian articl...

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Youth Subcultures and Consumerism

The class could investigate and consider the extent to which they consider the ‘haul girl&r...

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Youth Subcultures Introduction

We begin here by looking at ‘what is youth?’, and then the idea of

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