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In Garageland

Rock, Youth and Modernity, 1st Edition

By Johan Fornäs, Ulf Lindberg, Ove Sernhede


300 pages

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Paperback: 9780415085021
pub: 1995-04-20
Hardback: 9780415085014
pub: 1995-04-20
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Seeking to understand youth culture through its visual and musical expression, In Garageland presents a pioneering ethnographic study of rock bands and their fans.

Topics include class as well as sexual conflicts; mainstream and deviant subcultures, and the complex social, psychological and ethical relationships which exist within youth culture.

In Garageland develops the notion of youth culture research as a way of mirroring our grown-up identities and of staking out the limits of late modern culture in general.

About the Series

Communication and Society

This series encompasses the broad field of media and cultural studies. Its main concerns are the media and the public sphere: on whether the media empower or fail to empower popular forces in society; media organizations and public policy; political communication; and the role of media entertainment, ranging from potboilers and the human interest story to rock music and TV sport.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies