Dick Hebdige

Subculture: The Meaning of Style

1979 (First Published)

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Credits
Author Dick Hebdige
Publisher Series New Accents
General Editor Terence Hawkes
Publisher Routledge
First Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd*
Reprinted with/by arrangement with Routledge
Copyright Holder Dick Hebdige
Printed by Clays Ltd, St Ives plc
Preface by Terence Hawkes
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Date
First Published 1979
Reprinted 1987
Reprinted 1988
Reprinted 1989
Reprinted 1991
Reprinted 1992
Reprinted 1993
Reprinted 1994
Reprinted 1995
Reprinted 1996
Reprinted 1997
Reprinted 1998
Reprinted 1999
Reprinted 2001
Copyright 1979
Identifying Codes
ISBN 10 0-415-03949-5
Barcode 9 780415 039499
Format Paperback
Publication Location London, England; New York, New York, United States Of America
Genre
Page Count / Font 195 pages
Language English
Chapters General Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
INTRODUCTION: SUBCULTURE AND STYLE

ONE
From culture to hegemony

Part One: Some case studies

TWO
Holiday in the sun: Mister Rotten makes the grade
Boredom in Babylon

THREE
Back to Africa
The Rastafarian solution
Reggae and Rastafarianism
Exodus: A double crossing

FOUR
Hipsters, beats and teddy boys
Home-grown cool: The style of the mods
White skins, black masks
Glam and glitter rock: Albino camp and other fiversions
Bleached roots: Punks and white 'ethnicity'

Part Two: A reading

FIVE
The function of subculture
Specificity: Two types of teddy boy
The sources of style

SIX
Subculture: The unnatural break
Two forms of incorporation

SEVEN
Style as intentional communication
Style as bricolage
Style in revolt: Revolting style

EIGHT
Style as homology
Style as signifying practice

NINE
O.K., it's Culture, but is it Art?

CONCLUSION
References
Bibliography
Suggested Further Reading

Index
Notes Printed in England

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