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Author Widdicombe, Sue.

Title The language of youth subcultures : social identity in action / Sue Widdicombe, Robin Wooffitt.

Published New York : Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.235014 WIDD    AVAILABLE
Physical description 250 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes Based on 38 interviews with 85 people conducted in Aug. 1987 and Aug. 1989 at locations chiefly in London.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-244) and indexes.
Contents 1. Youth subcultures and sociology -- 2. Individuals and society: the linguistic turn in the study of identity -- 3. Talk, texts and action: some methodological issues -- 4. Conversational organisation and the management of identity -- 5. Some procedures for resisting category ascription -- 6. Language, actions and identity: the use of self -- 7. Authenticity in autobiography -- 8. The bases of affiliation -- 9. Resistance through ritual?: Individualistic and oppositional narratives in formulating the meaning of punk -- 10. Social selves in action.
Other author Wooffitt, Robin.
Subject Youth -- England.
Youth -- England -- Language
Subculture -- England.
Group identity -- England.
Identity (Psychology) in youth -- England.
Language and culture -- England.
Discourse analysis -- England.
Conversation analysis -- England.
ISBN 0745014194
0133430057 (label mounted on p. [4] of cover)