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Plicker the Punk Rock Clicker : Quant into Qualt won’t go?

Yesterday was the last seminar of this year’s Post-Punk Britain course that I teach with Chris Warne in the third year of our History degree. It is a funny sort of course; it is not really about Punk, and quite a lot of people might think it is not really about History either.   2,046 more words


Action Sport and the Politics of Identity

Wheaton, B. (2015). Assessing the Sociology of Sport: On Action sport and the politics of Identity. International Review for the Sociology of Sport 50(4-5), pp. 634-639. 193 more words

Trainspotting Analysis

Trainspotting adapted from Irvine Welsh’s novel and made by the Shallow Grave team of writer John Hedge, producer Andrew Macdonald, and director Danny Boyle, giving us characters and moments that are unforgettable. 4,974 more words

Constellation Overview

I have found constellation quite insightful, I’ve had the chance to explore into the areas of subcultures which was very interesting as I found out about some that I didn’t know about like the Zoot Suiters and how their style was inspired as a rebellion almost to the war. 381 more words


CTS - Identity, Culture, Representation


We had a Powerpoint that started with a quote (Frankovits, 2005) about whether Identity was fiction. I think this could bring up some difficult debates about ‘what is real?’ and all the other classic artist dilemmas. 491 more words

The streets talk back: the rise of loxion culture.

The culture of the township streets of South Africa, also known as *loxion, is on that is mixed with various flavours of languages and fashion to create a hybrid form that is proudly loxion produced. 457 more words

Constellation Overview

When we first started learning about subcultures, I assumed I was quite knowledgeable about this topic because I had studied sociology at A-Levels and we learnt about the Mods and the Rockers. 1,403 more words