THE DEFINITION OF A SUBCULTURE A subculture is a group of people with the same interests, the same style and they like the same music. the same style and they like the same music.
THERE ARE DIFFERENT SUBCULTURES PUNKS PUNKS HIPPIES HIPPIES SKINHEADS SKINHEADS BIKERS BIKERS GOTHS GOTHS RAVERS RAVERS MODS MODS ROCKERS ROCKERS HACKERS HACKERS
WHY DO TEENS JOIN SUBCULTURES TO IDENTIFY WITH A PARTICULAR SUBCULTURE TO IDENTIFY WITH A PARTICULAR SUBCULTURE TO REBEL AGAINST THE SOCIETY TO REBEL AGAINST THE SOCIETY TO PROTEST AGAINST THE OLDER GENERATION TO PROTEST AGAINST THE OLDER GENERATION TO REJECT EVERYTHING (NOT)TO CONFORM TO SOCIETY STANDARDS (NOT)TO CONFORM TO SOCIETY STANDARDS TO TRY OUT ALL SORT OF OPTIONS TO TRY OUT ALL SORT OF OPTIONS TO SHOW STRONG PHISICAL FORCE TO SHOW STRONG PHISICAL FORCE TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES, THEIR OWN IDENTITY TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES, THEIR OWN IDENTITY
THE FEATURES OF DIFFERENT SUBCULTURES MUSIC CLOTHES APPEARANCE VALUES AND BELIEFS
PUNKS A young person who dresses in a shocking way to express his or her identity. He or she has brightly coloured hair and wears metal chains. The person is thought to rebel against the society. The music is aggressive. They reject everything.
HIPPIES Some classify these types of people like drug users and rock and roll fans, since their behaviours differ from social norms. They dont keep to societys standards and support a liberal attitude and lifestyle. They always want to change the world to the best.
SKINHEADS They cut their shorter than others do. The majority of them are working class, patriotic, reggae and football fanatics, and very uninterested in politics. Most wear tight trousers and heavy boots (Doc Martens) and are usually regarded as violent and aggressive.
BIKERS All persons who ride two or sometimes three wheeled motorized vehicles. Bikers identify themselves with a particular subculture. They have their own values and beliefs. Bikers prefer to wear leather jackets and trousers. Some people consider bikers aggressive, but in most cases they have only threatening appearance.They have more freedom and think that riding a bike is great.
GOTHS The members of this subculture wear the blackest black, with a lot of silver jewellery and have very black hair and look as thin and pale as possible.The members of this subculture gather together to read Bram Stoker and talk about being vampires, and about the end of the world.
RAVERS The members of this subculture use computer-made, synthesized music, and drugs to create massive all-night dance parties in empty ware-houses. Ravers like to be in a collective. They want to try out all sorts of options and are thought to be violent and to show strong phy- sical force.
MODS Mods developed their own style distinct from others. They have college-style hair, neat white shirts, short jackets or a short blazer jackets and narrow trousers. The clothes are Italian by choice. Pale face, plenty of make-up.Scooters, light motor cycles, are the preferred means of transportation.Mods prefer soul music.
ROCKERS The members of this subculture wear leather jackets, army boots and cowboy hats just to show off. They are associated with something rebellious.The adults consider rockers to be aggressive so they probably dont like them.
HACKERS These people are the wizards of the computer community; people with a deep understanding of how their computers work. Hackers can do such things with their computer programers that seem magical.Sometimes they do illegal things. The members of this subculture do not protest against their parents.