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Subculture, the meaning of style

Author: Dick Hebdige
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1979, ©1989.
Series: New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book looks at the UK's postwar, music-centred white working-class subcultures, from teddy boys to mods and rockers to skinheads to punks. (Adapted from back cover) Contents include: - From culture to hegemony - Case studies - The function of subculture - Style as intentional communication - Style as homology.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Hebdige
ISBN: 0415039495 9780415039499
OCLC Number: 215081068
Description: viii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: From culture to hegemony --
pt. 1. Some case studies --
Holiday in the sun : Mister Rotten makes the grade --
Boredom in Babylon --
Back to Africa --
the Rastafarian solution --
Reggae and Rastafarianism --
Exodus : a double crossing --
Hipsters, beats and teddy boys --
Home-grown cool : the style of the mods --
White skins, black masks --
Glam and glitter rock : albino camp and other diversions --
Bleached roots : punks and white 'ethnicity' --
pt. 2. A reading --
The function of subculture --
Specificity : two types of teddy boy --
The sources of style --
Subculture : the unnatural break --
Two forms of incorporation --
Style as intentional communication --
Style as bricolage --
Style in revolt : revolting style --
Style as homology --
Style as signifying practice --
O.K., it's culture, but is it art?
Series Title: New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Dick Hebdige.

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This volume is concerned with the UK's postwar, music-centred, white working-class subcultures, from teddy boys to mods and rockers to skinheads to punks.  Read more...

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