SY2019 - Youth, Identity and Popular Culture
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)
Topics include youth as a concept; a question of power youth as problems and victims;
youth and multiple transitions; consuming passions: the mass globalisation of youth
culture; youth subcultural formations; the invisible female? girls and subcultures;
style as an identity marker in subcultures; re-making the body and fashion; fear and
loathing: resistance, dance and the body; its only rocknroll: music as a vehicle of
empowerment; no future: youth and marginalisation; who are you? youth as multi-layered
- develop an understanding of the multiple discourses which shape young peoples identities;
- gain an appreciation of the theoretical underpinnings of youth subcultural studies;
- gain an appreciation of the youth as consisting of multiple subjectivities;
- gain an understanding of the concept of youth as a social construct.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Assoc. Professor Glenn Dawes.
- 26 hours lectures
- 12 hours tutorials
||other exams (50%); tutorial attendance and participation (20%); essays (30%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest