Subculture: The Meaning of Style (New Accents)

Subculture: The Meaning of Style (New Accents)

Dick Hebdige

'Hebdige's lifestyle: The that means of fashion is so very important: complicated and remarkably lucid, it is the first publication facing punk to supply highbrow content material. Hebdige [...] is anxious with the UK's postwar, music-centred, white working-class subcultures, from teddy boys to mods and rockers to skinheads and punks.' - Rolling Stone


With enviable precision and wit Hebdige has addressed himself to a posh subject - the meanings at the back of the modern exteriors of working-class formative years subcultures - imminent them with a cosmopolitan theoretical equipment that mixes semiotics, the sociology of devience and Marxism and are available up with a truly stimulating brief booklet - Time Out

This publication is an try to topic some of the youth-protest activities of england within the final 15 years to this type of Marxist, structuralist, semiotic analytical strategies propagated by way of, notably, Roland Barthes. The publication is usually recommended whole-heartedly to an individual who would prefer clean principles approximately essentially the most stimulating tune of the rock period - The big apple Times

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