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    A youth subculture is a periodic short-lived culture determined by a common character, interest or behavior. The cultures do not particularly respond to any known social institution or common social culture. Most of the time, these subcultures are developed by a small group of people in a local area and live out their lifetimes in this local area. This academic research paper will analyze the existence of a subculture that was active in Australia in the past. The paper will also analyze a current active subculture in the same country. The cultures will be compared and contrasted to draw the differences and similarities between the social and cultural conditions of both subcultures. The essence of the research would be to find the similarities…

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    Youth Subcultures

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    join together to form gangs, it’s an entirely different thing. In the following paragraphs this paper addresses the youth subculture of gangs including their origins and history. It will then identify some of the delinquent and illegal behavior that is common with gangs. Lastly, it will discuss prevention recommendations with regard to gangs. The existence of gangs in Western civilization stretches as far back as the 1600s. These early gangs operated primarily in England as highway…

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    Youth Subculture Essay

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    Final Exam 1. Identify several purposes served by a youth subculture. Eights purposes provided by subcultures are common values and norms, unique lingo, distinct form of mass media, common styles and fads, a sense of belonging, unique or distinctive status criteria, social support and gratification of specific needs. 2. Discuss police discretion in handling juveniles and what variables seem to impact officers the most. Whether or not a juvenile is processed into the system is dependent on their…

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    compare and evaluate youth subcultures between Britain and the United States in the 1950’s. At the time, a post-war economic shift resulted in the manifestation of many subcultures. Thanks to an expanding market of consumerism and a decline in post-war rationing after World War II, young people had the money to spend on fashion and entertainment. The two main subcultures we will analyze in this report are the Teddy boys of Britain, and the “punks” of American society. With the development of…

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    Hijabi Lolita Analysis

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    attention of the researcher during an interview was another Muslim youth subculture, linked closely to cosplay, referred to as Hijabi Lolita. Lolita as a word was first used by Vladimir Nabokov in his novel Lolita, published in 1955. While the word Lolita carried meanings of sexualisation in Nabokov’s novel, the same cannot be said for Lolita as a fashion. It began to be used as a subcultural…

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    Teddy Boys Case Study

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    Teddy boys which is a subculture emerged after World War II because of class structure can be an example. Since the mid-1950s Britain has witnessed the emergence of various youth subcultures. The earliest of these youth cults to appear, in 1954 in certain working-class districts of London, were the so-called Teddy Boys. They were proud of belonging to the English working class. These first teenagers were visible not only on account of their outrageous ‘Edwardian’ costumes but also their…

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    Youth in society are frequently marginalised because of their deviant behaviour and deviant habits. Youth typically are experiencing the transition from adolescence to adulthood. In this stage of young people’s lives, they are extremely vulnerable to influences and encouragement from their peers. The behaviours that young people develop, influence the adult that they become. This often impacts on people's views on youth and gives them negative representations in society, prohibiting them from…

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    Youth Justice In The Uk

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    Overview As part of Course work one (group presentation on understanding youth Justice in the UK), It is required that each member of the group submits a script that should demonstrate what has been discussed in the group presentation. There will be an explanation of A critical analysis of the social and political context leading up to the 1982 Criminal Justice Act, one member will give an overview of the presentation followed by their research in to the Criminal Justice Acts 1908-1948. This…

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    Dick Hebdige’s used the term subculture to understand the style of Britain’s youth cultures. He understood subcultures to be symbolically separate themselves from the mass culture it should belong to. These subculture challenge the traditions and transforms the genre into more socially significant. The concept of subcultures can be found in folk music. The music is a complex systems which tries to socially disconnect from the dominant culture. African American folk music is a genre that is…

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    Adolescents spend a lot of their time watching television and listening to music. “Adolescence is a time when important aspects of socialization are taking place, especially with regard to identity-related issues such as occupational preparation, gender role learning, and the development of a set of values and beliefs.” (Arnett) Adolescents use media for various reasons such as identity formation, coping and youth culture identification. Identity formation is the greatest developmental…

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