|Titre :||Youth, drugs, and nightlife|
|Auteurs :||G. HUNT ; M. MOLONEY ; K. EVANS|
|Type de document :||Livre|
|Editeur :||London : Routledge, 2010|
|Collection :||Leisure and cultural studies|
|Format :||274 p. / index|
|Discipline :||SHS (Sciences humaines et sociales / Humanities and social sciences)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASEMUSIQUE ; CULTUREL ; SOCIOLOGIE ; ANTHROPOLOGIE ; MILIEU FESTIF ; ENTRETIEN ; ETUDE QUALITATIVE ; EPIDEMIOLOGIE ; MDMA-ECSTASY ; PLAISIR ; ETHNIE ; SEXE ; ALCOOL ; POLYCONSOMMATION ; PRODUIT ILLICITE
Drugs and music have long been tied together. From marijuana and jazz, and amphetamines and punk, drugs and popular music have been inextricably joined. Today the music is electronic and ecstasy and party drugs are the drugs of choice. Raves and clubs are often treated by public health experts as merely conduits for drugs, and youth drug use is presented as an unalloyed danger. Within cultural studies, raves and dance scenes are often celebrated as liberating or transgressive, but the issue of drug use within these scenes is often ignored or brushed aside. In "Youth, Drugs, and Nightlife", anthropologist and sociologists Hunt, Moloney, and Evans, go beyond these limits and explore the attraction of the scene and the drugs to young people today. Using information from over 300 in-depth interviews with ravers, DJ's, and promoters, the authors examine the interplay between dance scenes, party drugs, and these young people's identities - focusing on issues of Asian American ethnic identity, gender, and sexuality. In contrast to the often stereotypical view of young drug users as naive and poorly informed, the authors explore the sources of information used by ravers, the precautions they take before and after using, and the controls they impose on one another's use. They examine the central role that the pursuit of pleasure (generally ignored within drug literatures) plays in the practice and meanings of party drug use. We learn about these young people's frustrations with legislation controlling raves and clubs, and their general skepticism about official pronouncements on the dangers of ecstasy and other drugs. The book examines youth, drugs, and nightlife, in terms of local nighttime economies, but also places these happenings in the broader contexts of national legislation and the globalization of culture and technology.
|Note de contenu :||
Part 1: Theory and methods for studying youth: 1. Epidemiology meets cultural studies: studying and understanding youth cultures, clubs, and drugs; 2. Clubbers, candy kids and jaded ravers: introducing the scene, the participants, and the drugs.
Part 2: The global the national and the local: 3. Clubbing, drugs, and the dance scene in a global perspective; 4. Youth, US drug policy, and social control of the dance scene; 5. Uncovering the local: San Francisco's nighttime economy.
Part 3: Drug pleasures, risks and combinations: 6. "The great unmentionable": exploring the pleasures and benefits of ecstasy; 7. Drug use and the meaning of risk; 8. Combining different substances in the dance scene: enhancing pleasure, managing risk, and timing effects.
Part 4: Gender, social context, and ethnicity: 9. Drugs, gender, sexuality, and accountability in the world of raves; 10. Alcohol, gender, and social context; 11. Asian American youth: consumption, identity, and drugs in the dance scene.
|Domaine :||Plusieurs produits / Several products|
|Refs biblio. :||24 p.|
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