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The Philosophy of Punk

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Contents

Introduction by Marc Bayard

Preface by the author

Why Punk: Background comparisons with previous art movements; some defining characteristics of punk.

Media Misrepresentations: How television, glossy magazines, and mindless mass media have done their best to defang the beast.

Skinheads: Who they are, where they're from and do they have to do with punk anyway.

Intra-Movement Communication: Fanzines-communcation from the Xerox machine to the underground.

Anarchism: An alternative to existing systems. What it is and why it is embraced by punks all over the world. The failure of "bought and paid for" politicians has ensured a counterculture receptive to the idea that we would be better off without these vampires.

Gender Issues: Sexism, feminism and open homosexuality.

Environmentalism and Ecological Concerns: The ideas and techniques of Earth First, ALF, and others have found a comfortable home in the punk scene.

Straight Edge: A movement that went from being a minor threat to a convervative, conformist no threat.

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Synopsis:

The first book to give an inside look at the thriving subculture of punk.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781873176160
Author:
O'Hara, Craig
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C'Hara, Craig
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Hara, Craig
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O'Hara, Craig
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O?Hara, Craig
Publisher:
AK Press
Location:
Edinburgh
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Punk rock music
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Punk culture
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Punk rcck musac
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Punk
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
T51
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
172
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 in 7.5 oz

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