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Teenage Subcultures

What I would like you to do is to remember back to your teen years. I want to know the different teenage subcultures that were in your community or at you high school. I then want you to answer the following questions.

1) What were the different types of groups and social backgrounds (e.g. class, race/ethnicity, and gender) of the people who belonged to them?
2) What types of delinquent activities did the members engage in?
3) Would you consider these groups to be "gangs"?

Any help yu can provide will help. Thank you.

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Please see response attached, which is also presented below. I hope this helps and take care.

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1. What I would like you to do is to remember back to your teen years. I want to know the different teenage subcultures that were in your community or at you high school. I then want you to answer the following questions.

This is an application question asking you to write about your own life. I can give examples, which you can then draw on to write from your own perspective drawing on your own experiences.

1) What were the different types of groups and social backgrounds (e.g. class, race/ethnicity, and gender) of the people who belonged to them?

In sociology, a group is usually defined as a number of people who identify and interact with one another. This is a very broad definition, as it includes groups of all sizes, from dyads to whole societies. While an aggregate comprises merely a number of individuals, a group in sociology exhibits cohesiveness to a larger degree. Aspects that members in the group may share include: interests, values, ethnic/linguistic background, roles and kinship. One way of determining if a collection of people can be considered a group is if individuals who belong to that collection use the self-referent pronoun "we;" using "we" to refer to a ...

Solution Summary

By responding to the questions and through an illustrative example, this solution analyzes the different teenage subcultures that are the community or at high school.

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