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Education research and youth subculture theory

Tait, Gordon (1992) Education research and youth subculture theory. In Proceedings of AARE 1992 International Education Conference, AARE, Deakin University, South Australia.

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Abstract

Recent theoretical developments (particularly those involving the work of Michel Foucault) have challenged the foundations upon which subcultural analysis is built. It is not the intention of this paper to take issue with the underpinning neo-Marxist assumptions concerning hegemony, consciousness and culture. Rather, the intention is simply to problematise the use of subculture theory in terms of its totalising, normalising and dichotomising nature.

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ID Code: 28931
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: the proceedings of this conference can be freely accessed via the conference organiser's website (see Officfial URL)
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Keywords: Youth, Foucault, Marxism, CCCS, Subculture Theory
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Cultural Theory (200204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1992 Gordon Tait
Deposited On: 27 Nov 2009 08:41
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2010 00:12

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