GOTHS GAMERS AND GRRRLS PDF

GOTHS GAMERS AND GRRRLS PDF

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

Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? Gretchen rated it really liked it Feb 20, My main quibble is that the book is full of terrible grammar and spelling errors.

Jodi Martin rated it really liked gotha Jun 16, 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. Ryan rated it liked it Feb 01, The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.

Villu rated it really liked it May 03, So that made it kind of annoying, but whatever. Kristen Lavelle rated it liked it Feb 17, Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange.

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

This unique volume introduces students to ggoths 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 in-depth about the actual subcultures.

Be the first to ask a question about Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls. Olivia rated it really liked it Oct 28, The author also makes very tenuous connections, like in one chapter where the Riot Grrrl movement is somehow tied to fan fiction.

Ruth rated it really liked it Nov 23, How do men and women enact gender in their scenes? I Identify with a lot of it, so it was a interesting read. Each chapter begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a specific sociological concept or theory.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures by Ross Haenfler

Gina rated it really liked it Jan 03, I feel like I’ve heard enough about the goth scene “causing” murders and suicides — I didn’t really need a goth of all of that negative hype. 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.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As a sometimes goth, a major gamer, and a grrrl, the title of this book intrigued me, so I decided to read it. He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: Pattyh rated it liked it Jul 16, Sarah Critchfield rated it it was amazing Apr 24, Want to Read saving….

Travis rated it liked it Jul 02, Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and gender, moral panics, positive grrrlx, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more.

Rachel rated it really liked it Apr 05, Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status hierarchy, the role of style and politics in music scenes, enacting race and gender, moral panics, positive deviance, social stigma, the components of a virtual subculture, and more. John rated it did not like it May 08, Basically, most of the text in this book is just telling me extremely basic things that I already know.