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  Youth Culture - MSN Encarta
Youth Culture, in sociology, the collective cultural practices of groups of young people (typically between the ages of 15 and 25), such practices setting these groups apart from the dominant or “mainstream” society.
Youth cultural groups are often to be distinguished through distinctive forms of dress style and shared musical tastes, and are typically found in westernized, consumer-based cultures (although more recent research has identified examples of youth cultures in developing countries).
Youth cultures are often said to be the product of the post-World War II consumer boom, when increasing affluence combined with technological breakthroughs and enhanced mass production techniques created the necessary socio-economic conditions for the birth of a youth market.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_1481570676/Youth_Culture.html   (761 words)

 Youth Culture - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Youth Culture, in sociology, the collective cultural practices of groups of young people (typically between the ages of 15 and 25), such practices...
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uk.encarta.msn.com /Youth_Culture.html   (133 words)

 Social Justice Article: Youth Culture in Japan
Urban culture was suppressed by the military authorities during the 1930s and 1940s and Japanese culture, controlled by military power, had a depressed and integrative character.
The urban youth culture of the 1930s was basically consumerist and was not supported by the middle class.
In addition, military youth culture was formed by the draft system and Confucian ideology, which stressed chu (loyalty to the dominator or superior), stood in contrast to the original Confucianism of ancient China, which regarded ko (filial piety, or giving back to one's parents) to be the most important concept.
www.isop.ucla.edu /eas/NewsFile/jpnyouth/94summer-sj1.htm   (7333 words)

 Youth culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Youth culture generally refers to the ways adolescents and teenagers differentiate themselves from the parent culture of their community and is seen in the range of youth subcultures.
Youth culture is a reaction to the economic, political, and educational changes after World War II in Western civilisation.
Some argue that youth culture in the United States lacked a steady footing during the 1990s, particularly in relation to music, as the industry became increasingly commercialised.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Youth_culture   (1032 words)

 Youth Culture
Culture determines the timing of interpersonal events, the places where it is appropriate discuss particular topics, even the physical distance separating the speaker from the hearer, and the tone of voice that is appropriate.
Youth leaders are not a unique species, who are immune to the influence of their culture.
Youth culture is both an escape from the world and a dialogue with that society.
www.sonlifeafrica.com /model/yculture.htm   (4337 words)

 Approaching Youth Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Their disdain for the cultures of ordinary people and marginalized groups is the continuation of a cultural struggle lasting for centuries, and it puts them in direct conflict with movements for multicultural education and symbolic literacy.
It is our job not to teach them the content and structure of their cultures but to encourage them to use their already existing expertise to reflect on their culture and on culture in general in new and powerful ways.
Theories of youth culture are still young and imperfect, largely because very few people have found ways to involve young people in authentic reflection on their cultural experience.
www.brown.edu /Students/SSC/thesis/narratives/approaching.htm   (3605 words)

 Youth Culture Events
One of the most successful events of the Idaho International Dance and Music Festival is the opportunity given to the youth of the valley to meet with the dancers in an educational forum.
Free Youth Culture activities are provided to young people of this area, ages 6-16,with the opportunity for them to mingle with the dancers and learn dance steps, their music, the meaning of their costumes, and the cultures of various countries.
Youth Culture is a free activity but tickets must be obtained to participate.
www.rexcc.com /festival/youth.html   (233 words)

 Youth Culture - A Look at the World's History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Origins - Youth culture is a particular relationship on the part of young people with the whole world of fashion, image, style, music, dance.
Britain`s youth cultures are constantly changing, but it is not only the teenagers themselves who decide what the new culture will be.politics, economics and technology hall all affected teenagers` lifestyles.
A lot of white youth culture now, rave cultures, a good ex., is a borrowing from fl music it came fl gay clubs in Chicago and New York.
worldshistory.informbank.com /articles/culture/youth-culture.htm   (2015 words)

 Youth Culture and Growing Up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A separate youth culture could not exist at all if it were not for this “dramatic separation of young people from the adult world.” As Hersch writes, “More than a group of peers, (this tribe) becomes in isolation a society “with its own values, ethics, rules, world view, rites of passage, worries, joys and momentum.
With the loss of a widely shared cultural consensus about sexual behavior and morality, and with all kinds of contradictory messages from the culture, media, teachers, parents, and peers, it should not be surprising that sex is now a huge source of anxiety for many girls and boys.
They need the youth culture for their very existence and have everything to gain by keeping young people in “adolescent/teenage” mode, isolated from the adult world, and looking to the media to know what to care about, what to buy and how to live.
www.ransomfellowship.org /R_Keyes_Youth.html   (5783 words)

 A journal of protest and dissent
One of the significant things is that current youth culture is reflective of the adult culture; globally more young people carry guns than did 20 years ago.
The youth culture in Belfast is characterized often by its elements of ‘anti social behaviour’ - the frequent use of drugs and alcohol, joyriding, vandalism, shoplifting, fighting, promiscuity.
When youth are subjected to violence both internally within their communities and from external forces the violence is normalized.
lark.phoblacht.net /youthculture.html   (746 words)

 apophenia: a culture of feeds: syndication and youth culture
Unlike their adult counterparts who seem to add and never delete, youth talk about removing people from their LJ friends list if they're annoying, if they don't talk much anymore, etc. Because of the overhead of reading LJ friends' lists, there is a desire to only retain those who are of actual interest.
And much of youth culture is dependent on fads, but i do believe that much of their decisions pushes the boundaries that shape technology as it evolves.
Sometimes youth adopts the tools that will shape their generation for a lifetime, but often they adopt tools that are appropriate to the priorities of youth culture itself, and that use fades or changes as that generation ages.
www.zephoria.org /thoughts/archives/2004/10/10/a_culture_of_feeds_syndication_and_youth_culture.html   (5635 words)

 Amazon.ca: Youth Culture: Identity in a Postmodern World: Books: Jonathan S. Epstein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Youth Culture is the first text to bridge sociology and cultural studies in order to understand youth identity replacing the outmoded theories based on deviance.
Epstein's collection of prominent writers and researchers will give you a better understanding of why youths, in particular, are prone to collective identity, and how they achieve their sense of self through fashion, music, sports and entertainment.
These newly commissioned essays provide readers with an understanding of why youths, in particular, are prone to collective identity, and how they achieve their sense of self through fashion, music, sports, and entertainment.
www.amazon.ca /Youth-Culture-Identity-Postmodern-World/dp/1557868506   (342 words)

 Youth Culture Group
Youth Culture Group is a media company that communicates with the youth market through magazines, out of home events, promotions, and online.
Youth Culture Group is a media company that communicates with the youth market through magazines and interactive media.
Youth Culture Group’s publications Vervegirl and FUEL collectively are read by half a million Canadian teens per issue.
www.youthculture.com   (860 words)

 IslamOnline - Art & Entertainment Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ultimately, the task before us is to help the youth to have sufficient exposure to these two sources of knowledge of Islam such that the youth begin to have a sense of ownership of the knowledge and attempt to live life guided by that knowledge.
With sufficient dialogue between the youth and teachers who are well-versed in Islamic teachings as well as in the prevalent culture, it is entirely possible that our youth would master the science of using the lens of Islam to analyze and resolve challenges in their own lives.
With regards to culture, the broad organizing principle for Muslims is that all aspects of a particular culture are acceptable except those aspects that are expressly prohibited according to Islamic teachings.
www.islamonline.net /English/ArtCulture/2004/06/article03.shtml   (2150 words)

 Youth Culture || Churches Youth Ministry Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Working in the culture of youth through an understanding of current youth issues and the young environment.
Culture And SocietyAs we have seen, adolescent society is not one sin­gle, comprehensive, monolithic structure that includes all young people.
Culture may be defined as the concepts, habits, skills, arts, instruments, and institutions of a given people in a given period.
www.youthministry.org.nz /?sid=50   (410 words)

 Youth - YOUTH programme - introduction
The YOUTH programme is the EU’s mobility and non-formal education programme targeting young people aged between 15 and 25 years.
The YOUTH programme started in spring 2000 but incorporates, and is based on, the experiences faced by the former Youth for Europe and European Voluntary Service programmes.
Furthermore, the Euro-Med Youth programme, involving 35 Euro-Mediterranean partner countries, is one of the YOUTH programme’s main activities.
ec.europa.eu /youth/program/index_en.html   (485 words)

 RC RETRO: The Power of Youth Culture
Perhaps one of the best examples of how marketers have capitalized on youth culture is their use of hiphop culture.
Rap's rise and sustained global popularity is a good illustration of how influential youth culture is on youth attitudes and behavior.
Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger recognized the power of youth culture when he gave free clothes away to youth trendsetters like urban rappers in the early 1990s.
www.tgorski.com /Adolescents/UYC-understanding_youth_culture/pg6.asp   (513 words)

 The Online Journal of Urban Youth Culture
Today urban youth culture is the dominating force in the life of most young people and this is not only true throughout the United States; it is true throughout the world.
Whenever I am challenged about the power of youth culture, I point to an incident not too many years ago when then Democratic Presidential nominee, William “Bill” Clinton, made an appearance on MTV with his funky saxophone… the former President of the United States understood the power of youth culture.
Today’s youth are not solely dependent on their parents or traditional means for their knowledge and opinions.
www.juyc.org /current/0302/taylor.html   (1905 words)

 Youth Culture
In part 2 of this series, Dan again tackles some of the questions he most often receives as an expert on Hip Hop culture, and the questions you may be receiving as a youth worker trying to navigate the waters of Hip Hop's impact on students you know.
Youth wings pressure MPs to keep drinking age at 18 (Stuff)The youth wings of four political parties have come together in a last minute bid to prevent MPs raising the drinking age to 20.
Youth reps take stand on drink age (TVNZ)The leaders of political party youth wings are taking a stand against a proposal to raise the drinking age to 20.
www.cyfm.net /youth_culture.php   (1047 words)

 Youth Radio
Youth Radio podcasts bring you stories that are produced for youth, by youth.
Youth Radio's Autumn Campbell lives in rural Kentucky and hopes that means her vote will carry more weight, because she has a list of issues she'd like the government to address.
Youth Radio podcasts are available for download to your mobile phone through Mobilcast.
www.youthradio.org /podcasts/index.shtml   (1008 words)

 Table of Contents and Excerpt, Shary and Seibel, Youth Culture in Global Cinema
A number of pop culture books have looked at the happy days of child stars in the '30s and '40s, as well as young television actors in recent years, but there have been strikingly few serious studies of how the pre-adult population is portrayed by the adults who control media the world over.
As in U.S. teen films, the most common characterizations of youth globally are in terms of delinquency, and we thus begin the book with essays that examine themes of youth resistance and rebellion, wherein crimes and misdemeanors range from casual drug use and petty theft to rape and murder.
In time, we also hope that the culture shock many adults face in looking at young people, and that many young people face in looking at each other, will be alleviated through an authentic understanding of global youth culture at large.
www.utexas.edu /utpress/excerpts/exshayou.html   (1995 words)

 Malaysia - Youth culture
She is part and parcel of the youth culture that is rapidly emerging in Malaysia today, and perhaps this smiling sentinel of the television screen is a herald of times to come.
The rise of this consumerist culture would not have been possible had it not been for the loyal support of Malaysia's youth, for it is they who are both the patrons and targets of this youth-oriented consumerism.
The ever-increasing numbers of urban and suburban youths who flock to these centres of youth culture, be it in officially-Islamic Kelantan or in the Metropole of Kuala Lumpur itself, are added proof to the claim that such consumerist culture has gained popular foothold on the Malaysian imagination today.
www.muslimedia.com /archives/sea98/youth.htm   (1328 words)

 YouthMinistry.com: Helping Parents Understand Youth Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Parents who are out of touch with today's rapidly changing youth culture risk being out of touch with their own kids.
By explaining the culture to parents who cower in fear, you can help them understand youth culture as a tool for ministry, not a terror to run from.
By translating youth culture to parents, you help them take steps to fulfill their God-given responsibility to love, understand, and nurture their children in the Christian faith.
www.youthministry.com /articletempl.asp?ID=587   (844 words)

 TAP: Vol 14, Iss. 7. Youth Hostile. Danny Goldberg.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I asked then-Congressman Tom Harkin, the Democratic nominee for the Senate, if he thought increased youth turnout would hurt him in a state that, because of heavy cable penetration, had an unusually large number of MTV viewers.
One obvious flaw in the culture of Democrats is the elitist language.
A surprising role model for culturally impaired Democrats is the late Tip O'Neill, who was speaker of the House during most of the 1980s.
www.prospect.org /print/V14/7/goldberg-d.html   (1173 words)

 The Youth Popular Culture Institute, Inc
The total youth to be enrolled over the life of the grant is 400.
Barriers to successful youth work, ways to sustain youthful involvement in youth work, as well as recommendations to foundations and organizations will also be addressed.
The majority (54%) of youth attending the Summit was between 15 and 18 years of age.
www.ypci.org /projects.html   (1658 words)

The culture of fear is devastating; it is not the same as safety.
Identity formation amongst youth is deeply rooted in being able to connect and relate to others of the same age.
On the spur of a moment, i wandered into a new media conference that was addressing youth culture and their relationship with technology as a result of growing up digital.
www.zephoria.org /thoughts/archives/youth_culture   (8460 words)

 Youth Culture
The Global Youth Action Network is a growing collaboration among youth and youth organizations that are committed to uniting their efforts to improve our world.
It works towards greater participation of youth in the social and economic life of their societies.
Japan's youth are out for thrills, stepping clear of the buttoned-down, uniformed life of their parents and onto society's dance floor.
www.uwm.edu /Dept/CIE/Resources/youthculture/youthculture.html   (874 words)

The objective of UNESCO's action should therefore be the empowerment of young people to ensure their full participation in society as equal and valuable partners.
As regards CULTURE, UNESCO's work is focused on the one hand on encouraging the protection of historical monuments and natural sites, and, on the other, on supporting creativity, particularly in popular art and crafts.
UNESCO therefore offers its support to countries to formulate cultural policies, develop cultural industries (music festivals, publishing houses and craft centres, for example) and preserve traditional knowledge (languages, tales and legends, etc.).
www.unesco.org /culture/youth   (211 words)

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