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Never Mind the Scholar, Here's the Old Punk: Identity, Community, and the Aging Music Fan

Studies in Symbolic Interaction

ISBN: 978-1-78190-056-7, eISBN: 978-1-78190-057-4

ISSN: 0163-2396

Publication date: 10 October 2012

Abstract

Originality/value of paper – Using ethnography, I explored punk as one of my primary identities in tandem with younger members of the scene. It critiques Marxist and youth approaches that have stunted music scene research for decades.

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Herrmann, A.F. (2012), "Never Mind the Scholar, Here's the Old Punk: Identity, Community, and the Aging Music Fan", Denzin, N.K. (Ed.) Studies in Symbolic Interaction (Studies in Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 39), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 153-170. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0163-2396(2012)0000039007

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