Youth Culture: Identity in a Postmodern World
August 1998, Wiley-Blackwell
Epstein's collection of prominent writers and researchers will give you a better understanding of why youths, in particular, are prone to collective identity, and how they achieve their sense of self through fashion, music, sports and entertainment.
2. Teenage Sexuality, Body Politics and the Pedagogy of Display: Henry X. Giroux.
3. Teens and School: Who's Falling Through the Cracks and Why: Sarah Nixon-Ponder.
4. Beavis and Butthead: No Future for Postmodern Youth: Steven Best and Douglas Kellner.
5. The Industrial Identity Crisis: The Failure of Newly Forming Subculture to Identify Itself: David A. Locher.
6. Identity and Status Stratification in Deadhead Subculture: Robert Sardiello.
7."Don't Need you": Rethinking Identity Politics and Separatism from a Grrrl Perspective: Mary Celeste Kearney.
8."Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle": Pan Capitalism and Alternative Rock: Javier Santiago-Lucerna.
9."This Ain't No Disco" Or is It? Youth Culture and the Rave Phenomenon: Lori Tomlinson.
10. Growing Up Punk: Meaning and Commitment Careers in a Contemporary Youth Subculture: Linda Andes.
11."When it All Changed": Cyberpunk and the Baby Boom's Rejection of Religious Institutions: Samuel R. Smith.
12. Social Justice and Sexism for Adolescents: A Content Analysis of Lyrical Themes and Gender Presentations in Canadian Heavy Metal Music, 1985-1991: Brice K. Friesen and Warren Helfrich.
13. Incubus: Male Songwriters Portrayal of Women's Sexuality in Pop Metal Music: Lisa J. Sloat.
14. Explorations in Youth Culture: Amateur Stripping -
What We Know and What We Don't: Thomas C. Calhoun, Julie Ann Harms Cannon, and Rhonda Fisher.