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Pop-Music as а Case-Study of Youth Culture

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In article the problem of youth culture through a prism of musical socialization of youth is considered. On the basis of own researches and the secondary analysis of results of sociological polls of other scientists the author analyzes a place and a role of popular music in youth subcultural communities. The youth culture in this case acts as the system of values, installations, ways of behavior and vital styles of a certain group differing from dominating in the society of the culture though its direct genetic generation of a social and psychological dichotomy “We-They”. For popular music, first of all, its dancing and entertaining directions are a space of personal improvisation and adaptation to accelerate a post-industrial civilization.

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Teslenko, A. (2016) Pop-Music as а Case-Study of Youth Culture. Advances in Anthropology, 6, 109-121. doi: 10.4236/aa.2016.64010.


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