ERIC Number: EJ591754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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From "Headbangers" to "Hippies": Delineating Adolescents' Active Attempts To Form an Alternative Peer Culture.
Kinney, David A.
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, n84 p21-35 Sum 1999
Used interviews and observations to examine the formation of an alternative student group that resisted the cultures of the dominant peer groups in their high school. Depicted the process by which a group of working-class students used peer-group membership as a supportive environment to defy the forces of social reproduction and become the people they hoped to be. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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