Geographies of Youth Cultures
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Cool Places by Tracey Skelton
Book DescriptionCool Places explores the contrasting experiences of contemporary youth. The chapters draw on techno music and ecstasy in Germany, clubbing in London, global backpacking and gangs in Santa Cruz as well as expereinces at home, on the streets and seeking employment. The contributors use these examples to explore representation and resistance and geographical concepts of scale and place in young people's lives within social, cultural and feminist studies to focus upon the complexities of youth cultures and their spatial representations and interactions. Contributors: Shane Blackman, Sophie Bowlby, Myrna Margulies Breitbart, Deborah Chambers, Luke Deforges, Claire Dwyer, Keith Hetherington, Cindi Katz, Heinz-Herman Kruger, Marion Leonard, Sally Lloyd Evans, Tim Lucas, Sara McNamee,Ben Malbon, Doreen Massey, Robina Mohammad, David Oswell, David Parker, Birgit Richard, Susan Ruddick, Tracey Skelton, Fiona Smith, Kevin Stevenson, Gill Valentine and Paul Watt
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415149204
(234mm x 156mm x 33mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Tracey Skelton
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This volume explores aspects of culture and development at a time of rapid global change. Contributors debate the importance of culture to development discourse and the Third World, stressing that there must be a qualitative understanding of the complexities and dynamics of everyday lives.
Cool Places, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by Tracey Skelton
Drawing on examples from a number of countries, this text introduces the ideas of culture and space - identity politics, gender, race, class, disability, sexuality, performativity, power, agency - through a context relevant to lived experience: youth cultures.
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