Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality in Subcultural Identity Projects

Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality in Subcultural Identity Projects Sex Roles (2009) 60:432–434 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9516-1 BOOK REVIEW Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality in Subcultural Identity Projects Wannabes, Goths, and Christians: The Boundaries of Sex, Style, and Status Amy C. Wilkins, Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press, 2008. 294 pp. $22.00 (paperback). ISBN-10: 0226898431 Laura M. Carpenter Published online: 9 August 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 We’ve all heard the question: What makes “those” young force trends. These shifts generate confusion, opening new people act the way they do? You know the ones—the black- identity options while foreclosing others. Wilkins also attends clad androgynes lurking in the local cafe; or the clean-cut to the effects of geography; it matters, she explains, that her collegians choosing Bible study over beer; or the cool-eyed research took place in a northeastern college community white youth flaunting hip-hop language and attire. These known for its progressive gender politics and thriving GLBTI three subcultures—Goths, Christians, and Puerto Rican community, where conservative Christians feel embattled and Wannabes—are the subject of Amy C. Wilkins’sinsightful economic hardship is increasingly invisible. andrichlyobserved Wannabes, Goths, and Christians: The Drawing on cultural sociology, feminist theory, and Boundaries of Sex, Style, and Status. Utterly distinctive on social psychology, Sex Roles Springer Journals

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