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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Each gamefs begins with a brief description and history of the scene before exploring a gmers sociological concept or theory. Gretchen rated it really liked it Feb 20, Who decides what is deviant and what is “normal”? 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.

Ultimately, the book has disappointed me immensely. Literature and the Public Good Rick Rylance.

Apr 16, Miri rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls. What does it mean to be “deviant”?

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. Deviance and Youth Subcultures addresses these questions and many more. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As a sometimes goth, a major gamer, and a grrrl, the title of this book intrigued me, so I decided to read it.

Author Ross Haenfler opens with 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. He goes on to examine eight different youth subcultures in depth: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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Courtney Petersen rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Ruth rated it really liked it Nov 23, Paperbackpages. The book concludes with discussions of resistance, commodification, and what happens as subcultural youth age.

A concise, engaging, and affordable supplementary text for introductory sociology courses gdrrls any course that covers popular culture, youth, or deviance, Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Travis rated it it was ok Nov 08, For instance, the author lists Nintendo and Wii as being independent of each other.

I’m not normally a freak about grammar, but there were mistakes in here that you’d expect from a high school student. Books by Ross Haenfler. Refresh and try again. Topics addressed include symbolic interactionist theory, status aand, 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.

Ben rated it really liked it Jan 07, Choose your country or region Close. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kristen Lavelle rated it liked it Feb 17, Katrina rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Even stranger, though, is how we often have different ideas regarding what is strange.

Goths, Gamers, and Grrrls: Deviance and Youth Subcultures

Travis rated it liked it Jul 02, The Value of ggoths Humanities Helen Small. The author also makes very tenuous connections, like in one chapter where the Riot Grrrl movement is somehow tied to fan fiction. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Pattyh rated it liked it Jul 16, I feel like I’ve heard enough about the goth scene “causing” murders and suicides — I didn’t really need a reminder of all of that negative hype.

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Devon Anderson rated it it was amazing Jun 14, To ask other readers questions about Goths, Gamers, and Grrrlsplease sign up. The author did goyhs 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.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The author references MySpace as a popular social platform, and anyone with a regular internet connection knows that MySpace is long dead.

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Author Ross Haenfler opens with an introduction that provides an overview grrls subcultural theory, a definition of the concept of resistance, and explanations of various theories of deviance and delinquency.

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