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Robert T. Wood presents the first theoretical and in-depth treatment of the straightedge culture.
Robert T. Drawing on interviews with founding members and current straightedge youth, content analysis of the music lyrics, and straightedge "zines," Wood places the movement within the context of contemporary subcultural theory and the framework of cultural studies. This book offers an excellent introduction for those interested in the sociology of punk rock and its subcultures and will be an invaluable resource for sociologists and straightedge adherents.
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The book confines itself to exploring straight edge as a subculture and how that subculture's ideas shifted . Hopefully Wood will go on to address these more complex aspects of straight edge as he continues his academic career. 7 people found this helpful.
The book confines itself to exploring straight edge as a subculture and how that subculture's ideas shifted throughout history. It pays lip service to some more off-the-beaten path ideas about straight edge, such as feminist straight edge (by way of articulating the female perspective of straight edge) but it does so briefly and insufficiently.
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Hardline grew out of straight edge. Wood, Robert T. (2006). Straight Edge Youth: The Complexity and Contradictions of a Subculture. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. The original logo of the movement was an outline of a large "X" (a sign associated with straightedge) with two crossed M16 rifles inside it. Muttaqi has said that he was first exposed to the idea of fusing veganism and abstinence from drugs by an English punk named Rat. Rat had allegedly coined the term "vegan straight edge" by the mid-1980s.
The Straight Edge Subculture: Examining the Youths’ Drug Free Way. Journal of Drug Issues 29 (2): 365–380. Straightedge Youth: Complexity And Contradictions of a Subculture by Robert Woods.
Wood, Robert T. 2006. Straightedge: Complexity and Contradictions of a Subculture. A book of interviews with many of the key musicians and other insiders who shaped the youth crew era of straight edge. Study of the many variations and changes in straight edge over time, based upon interview data and analysis of song lyrics. Burning Fight: The Nineties Hardcore Revolution in Ethics, Politics, Spirit, and Sound.
Straightedge Youth : Complexity and Contradictions of a Subculture. Emerging out of the American punk rock scene of the early 1980s, straightedge youth have held their ground and made important inroads on the broader terrain of American youth culture for the last twenty-five years.
Straightedge Youth: Complexity and Contradictions of a Subculture . Syracuse University Press, 2006, 192pp. Wood's work draws on his doctoral dissertation on straightedge youth written at the University of Alberta. The theoretical frameworks are somewhat different, though they have both read many of the same books. What this means in practice is strikingly similar in each case. The books are based on some participant observation.
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