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Redefining Sovietness: Fashion, Style, and Nonconformity

Juliane Fürst

in Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post‐War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575060
eISBN:
9780191595141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575060.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the myth and realities of youth crime, and analyses its potential for creating alternative youth identities. It looks at the subculture of the stiliagi — young people ... More


Introduction

Juliane Fürst

in Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post‐War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575060
eISBN:
9780191595141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575060.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of this book, which is to examine the transformation of Soviet youths from individuals rooted in the hierarchical and cultural structures of the Soviet ... More


“Rasta” Sufis and Muslim Youth Culture in Mali

Benjamin F. Soares

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter is concerned with understanding changing modalities of religious expression and modes of belonging among the Muslim youth culture in contemporary Mali. Much recent scholarship about ... More


Patterns of Participation: Finding a Self in the System

Juliane Fürst

in Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post‐War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575060
eISBN:
9780191595141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575060.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the youth's relationship with the Soviet system. In both cases elements of honest belief in the righteousness of Soviet values co-existed with competing norms and practices, ... More


‘Ill-Advised and Ill-Nurtured Youth’

Paul Griffiths

in Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the characterization of ‘ill-advised and ill-nurtured youth’ in Tudor and Stuart England. It discusses youth spaces and places in growing up and evaluates their contribution to ... More


Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This examination of children of immigrants in New York and London asks, “Is there a link between rap/hip-hop-influenced youth culture and motivation to succeed in school? The author challenges ... More


Youth Politics in East Germany: The Free German Youth Movement 1946-1968

Alan McDougall

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199276271
eISBN:
9780191706028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276271.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In communist East Germany, young people constituted the social group for whom the ruling authorities had the highest hopes — and in whom they were most frequently and bitterly disappointed. In this ... More


Epilogue: Soviet Youth 1953–6 and Beyond

Juliane Fürst

in Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post‐War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575060
eISBN:
9780191595141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575060.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes a detailed look at the years which removed the veil of silence from late Stalinism — not because late Stalinism became the explicit subject of many discussions, but rather because ... More


The Battle of the Ages: Contests for Religious Authority in The Gambia

Marloes Janson

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter explores the link between youth culture, religiosity, and politics by focusing on the Tabligh Jama’at, a transnational Islamic missionary movement that originated in South Asia and ... More


Explaining Youth Cultures, Improving Academic Achievement

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides some reflections on how the peer cultures of students may change, as they grow older; and on the cultural and structural influences on second-generation academic achievement. ... More


Music VCDs and the New Generation: Negotiating Youth, Femininity, and Islam in Indonesia

Suzanne Naafs

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter deals with the images of young female artists prevalent in music video compact disks (VCDs) of national and regional music genres in Indonesia and what they reflect about youth ... More


Affluence

Hugh McLeod

in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199298259
eISBN:
9780191711619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298259.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the ways in which rising living standards and changes in family life affected religion, focusing mainly on England and France. It argues that the booming economies and the ... More


Movement, Sound, and Body in the Postapartheid City

Thomas Blom Hansen

in Melancholia of Freedom: Social Life in an Indian Township in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152950
eISBN:
9781400842612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152950.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the rise of new forms of cultural mobility in the postapartheid city, particularly, the rise of the kombi taxi and its massive sound system as the most striking innovation in ... More


Understanding Cultural Incorporation

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses segmented assimilation as the predominant theory of ethnic incorporation in the United States today. The theory suggests that ethnic groups differ in their patterns of ... More


Stalin's Last Generation: Soviet Post‐War Youth and the Emergence of Mature Socialism

Juliane Fürst

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575060
eISBN:
9780191595141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575060.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

‘Stalin's last generation’ was the last generation to come of age under Stalin, yet it was also the first generation to be socialized in the post-war period. Its young members grew up in a world that ... More


Going Steady: Permissiveness, Petting, and Premarital Sex in the 1950s

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on a selection of teen couples in the 1950s, who were “going steady” and experimented in intense and intimate sexual acts, including premarital intercourse. Going steady—a ... More


Balancing Acts: Peer Status and Academic Orientations

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Peer culture involves maintaining and defending one's status in front of peers, which sometimes comes into conflict with adult expectations for school achievement, especially for boys. Furthermore, ... More


Introduction: Profanity and Creativity

Paul E. Willis

in Profane Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163697
eISBN:
9781400865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163697.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores how the two youth cultures under discussion — the motor-bike boys, sometimes known as ‘rockers’, and the hippies, sometimes known as ‘heads’ or ‘freaks’ — form a ‘dialectic ... More


Subculture, Club Cultures and Post-Subcultures: Music/Social Interactions?

Dan Laughey

in Music and Youth Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623808
eISBN:
9780748653034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623808.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter reviews the literature on subcultures, club cultures and post-subcultures from an interactionist perspective. It argues that the prevalent deployment of semiotics, structuralism and ... More


Jazz, Rock, and Rebels: Cold War Politics and American Culture in a Divided Germany

Uta Poiger

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211384
eISBN:
9780520920088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211384.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the two decades after World War II, Germans on both sides of the iron curtain fought vehemently over American cultural imports. This book traces how westerns, jeans, jazz, rock 'n' roll, and stars ... More


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