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Youth, popular culture and moral panics

penny gaffs to gangsta-rap, 1830-1996

by John Springhall

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture,
    • Youth -- Attitudes,
    • Youth -- United States -- Attitudes,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-208) and index.

      StatementJohn Springhall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM101 .S7736 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL703817M
      ISBN 100312213948, 0312213956
      LC Control Number97053206

        Harry Hendrick; John Springhall. Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics: Penny Gaffs to Gangsta-Rap, – New York: St. Martin's. Pp. ix, CloAuthor: Harry Hendrick. "John Springhall has written a highly perceptive and entertaining account of how commercial culture in Britain and America has been viewed, since its inception during the process of industrialization, as a force likely to undermine juvenile morals.

      History reveals that moral panics (Cohen, ) about hooligans, gangs and uncontrolled youth, focussed attention on young people and crime long before the invention of the teenager. This has not changed. But while we continue to create folk devils of our children and young people, seeing them as a threat to the moral fabric of civilised. The concept of moral panic has received considerable scholarly attention, but as yet little attention has been accorded to panics over children and youth. This is the first book to examine this important and controversial social issue by employing a rigorous intellectual framework to explore the cultural construction of youth, through the.

      The term ‘moral panic’ was originally coined by Jock Young in his study of Notting Hill ‘drug takers’, however it was in the subsequent year that the term really became popularised by Stanley Cohen in his book ‘folk devils and moral panics’ (Muncie, ).   Huge ‘moral panic’ evolved and it was hugely provoked by mass media covering (and exaggerating) every single negative side at every opportunity that arose. The illegal underground ‘raves’ were completely wiped out in with the death of Leah Betts, which also to notify was massively covered by media.


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book sets out to show that modern-day fears a /5(6). Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics Penny Gaffs to Gangsta-Rap, – The Youth has a particularly fascinating section on the relation between the American fear of mass culture and McCarthyism.' - Terry Eagleton, Times Higher Education Supplement ' [Springhall's book] is directed to the historical amnesia which results in wave after wave of moral panics over popular (juvenile) entertainments.

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Stanley Cohen’s groundbreaking study of the mods and rockers, Folk Devils and Moral Panics, suggests that emerging youth cultures became the most recurrent type of moral panic in Britain after World War II (Cohen, ).

He reveals how youth are positioned in postwar industrial societies as a source of fear and often misplaced : Stuart R. Poyntz, Jennesia Pedri. The YouTube Generation: Moral Panic, Youth Culture and Internet Studies.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John Springhall. 'A smart, penetrating look at how moral panics and moral entrepreneurs divert anxieties about class, social change, and rebellious youth onto attacks against popular culture.

Perfect for the sociology or media studies classroom as well as the general reader.' Cited by: 1. He teaches a Media Studies course on “Crime in the Media” for fun and is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of youth movements, adolescence and popular culture, including, most recently, Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics: Penny Gafls to Gangsta Rap, ‐ (St.

Martin's Press, ).Cited by: 9. In an attempt to resist moral panics over children's media consumption, and especially girls' consumption of hyper-sexualised popular media, this paper aims to offer a more positive account of popular culture and young children's, especially girls', engagement with it.

By adopting a historical approach to modern childhood and the moral panics associated with it, I argue that the consumption Cited by: Moral panics reveal much about a society’s social structure and the sociology embedded in everyday life. This short text examines extreme reactions to American popular culture over the past century, including crusades against comic books, music, and pinball machines, to help convey the "sociological imagination" to undergraduates.

John Springhall is Professor Emeritus at the University of Ulster. He is the author of the books "Youth, Popular Culture, and Moral Panics "and "Decolonization since Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Youth, Popular Culture and Moral Panics: Penny Gaffs to Gangsta Rap, at Read honest and.

The examples I have given outline contemporary youth cultures in different aspects and undoubtedly are still being able to incite moral panic and will continue in the foreseeable future. Perhaps if the media were unable to do this how would they provide a popular point of view for people to support or indeed worry about that it could affect them.

'A smart, penetrating look at how moral panics and moral entrepreneurs divert anxieties about class, social change, and rebellious youth onto attacks against popular culture.

Perfect for the sociology or media studies classroom as well as the general reader.' 5/5(1). Cohen began studying the subject of moral panics following an initial exploration of youth culture and how, throughout the ages, adults feared such culture would jeopardize the social orders of their worlds.

Moral panics have been spread in reaction to such diverse generational examples as flappers, rockers, Hell's Angels, hippies and skinheads. Moral Panic. Tide Pods, Nazis, and Bees: The Top 10 Moral Panics of the s We found a lot of things to worry about over the past 10 years.

Christian Britschgi | PM.Karen Sternheimer's most recent book focuses on a comparative historical study of moral panics surrounding popular culture from the nineteenth century to the present.

Her previous research has explored anxieties surrounding popular culture and children and teens, as well as the construction of social problems surrounding youth.