Countercultures

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 1, 1984 - Social Science - 384 pages
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"In this important study, Yinger . . . successfully demonstrates his central point: countercultures are best understood as a continuous part of human experience and social organization."--"Library Journal."
  

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Contents

Promise or Peril
1
The Definition of Countercultures
18
The Sources of Countercultures
51
Varieties of Countercultures
89
Goodness Cultural and Countercultural
114
Beauty Cultural and Countercultural
132
Symbolic Countercultures
153
Countercultures Among the Disadvantaged
175
Countercultural Economic Institutions
210
Countercultural Religion
225
Countercultural Families and Sex Norms
253
Countercultural Education
272
Countercultures and Social Change 235
285
Bibliography
314
Index
355
Copyright

Politics
191

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About the author (1984)

Yinger is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Oberlin College.

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