An illustrated guide to over five decades of youth movements from sharp-suited mods and acid-dropping hippies to leather-clad metalheads and straight-edge hardcore punks While the eye-catching attire and headline-grabbing antics of these subcultures are familiar to many, few outsiders understand the rhyme and reason that hold them together. Widely acclaimed for his work on the underbelly of contemporary culture, author Gavin Baddeley details the origins, ethos and aspirations of each group, offering valuable insight into what attracts the devotees who are willing to risk harassment and ridicule in order to stay true to themselves.
Plexus Publishing, Limited
Child & developmental psychology
50 Years of Subculture Style
Education & Reference /