Metalheads: Heavy Metal Music And Adolescent Alienation

Metalheads: Heavy Metal Music And Adolescent Alienation

by Jeffrey Arnett

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A study of heavy-metal music and its performers, and its message about American adolescents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429978616
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/08/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett is associate professor of human development and family studies at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Table of Contents

Profile - Jack; a heavy-metal concert - the sensory equivalent of war; profile - Nick; heavy-metal music and the socialization of adolescents; profile - Mark; what is this thing called heavy metal?; profile - Brian; the allure of heavy metal; profile - Spencer; the effects of heavy metal; profile - Lew; sources of alienation I - family and community; profile - Reggie; sources of alienation II - school; profile - Jean; the girls of metal; profile - Barry; heavy-metal music, individualism and adolescent alienation.

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