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Routledge Handbook of Street Culture

Edited by: Jeffrey Ian Ross , Peter K. Manning

Print publication date:  October  2020
Online publication date:  October  2020

Print ISBN: 9780367248734
eBook ISBN: 9780429284816
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429284816
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Book description

Discussions of street culture exist in a variety of academic disciplines, yet a handbook that brings together the diversity of scholarship on this subject has yet to be produced. The Routledge Handbook of Street Culture integrates and reviews current scholarship regarding the history, types, and contexts of the concept of street culture. It is comprehensive and international in its treatment of the subject of street culture. Street culture includes many subtypes, situations, locations, and participants, and these are explored in the various chapters included in this book. Street culture varies based on numerous factors including capitalism, market societies, policing, ethnicity, and race but also advances in technology. The book is divided into four major sections: Actors and street culture, Activities connected to street culture, The centrality of crime to street culture, and Representations of street culture. Contributors are well respected and recognized international scholars in their fields. They draw upon contemporary scholarship produced in the social sciences, arts, and humanities in order to communicate their understanding of street culture. The book provides a comprehensive and accessible approach to the subject of street culture through the lens of an inter- and/or multidisciplinary perspective. It is also intersectional in its approach and consideration of the subject and phenomenon of street culture.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  A street culture of homelessness Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Currando las margenes Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Street performers and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  4:  How municipal police interact with street culture Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Youth street cultures Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Graffiti, crime, and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  7:  From graffiti to gallery Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Taxi driving and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Skateboarding and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Parkour and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Mobilising street culture Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Street vending and everyday life in an authentic 21st century Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Private uses make public spaces Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Street scavengers and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Street life and masculinities Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Gentrification’s impact on street life Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Street culture and street crime Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The code of the street Download PDF
Chapter  19:  A cross-cultural perspective of the code of the street Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Street culture and street gangs Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Suburbia’s delinquent street cultures Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Writing “street culture” should be a crime Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The relationship between popular culture and street culture Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Portrayals of street culture in Hollywood films Download PDF
Chapter  25:  On the street Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Street styles serenade Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Reinventing luxury in the streets Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Language and street culture in the big city Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Street food and placemaking Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Digital streets, internet banging, and cybercrimes Download PDF
Glossary Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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