Punk, Gender and Ageing. Just Typical Girls?

Way, Laura (2020) Punk, Gender and Ageing. Just Typical Girls? Emerald. ISBN 9781839825699

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Abstract

Punk has traditionally been theorised within cultural studies and sociology as a male-dominated subculture within which women are marginalized. In line with feminist research values and epistemologies, Punk, Gender and Ageing gives voice to a previously marginalised sample: ageing punk women.

This is the first book to focus solely on the experiences of older punk women, going beyond recent scholarship on post-youth subcultural involvement which has demonstrated a limited exploration of the interplay between age, gender and subculture. Through areas such as music and dress, the author considers how ageing punk women continue to retain punk as significant in their lives.

Making a new and exciting contribution to a still developing field, this book, combining ageing, music subcultures and gender, will appeal to both students and scholars interested in subcultures as well as those looking at the sociology of gender and ageing.

Keywords:punk, gender, ageing, Lifecourse, subculture
Subjects:L Social studies > L300 Sociology
L Social studies > L320 Gender studies
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
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ID Code:46419
Deposited On:11 Oct 2021 10:21

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