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Heavy metal culture and the education of adolescents.

Mary Haggan

Heavy metal culture and the education of adolescents.

by Mary Haggan

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Published by The author] in [S.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. Ed.(Professional Development)) - University of Ulster, 1994.

The Physical Object
Pagination52p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19838914M

A research-based guide to debunking commonly misunderstood myths about adolescence Great Myths of Adolescence contains the evidence-based science that debunks the myths and commonly held misconceptions concerning adolescence. The book explores myths related to sex, drugs and self-control, as well as many others. The authors define each myth, identify each myths prevalence and present . in which adolescents’ cultural orientations preceded problem behavior rather than result from it. Adolescents with relatively strong preferences for heavy metal or hip-hop may be more frequently exposed to music and videos with antisocial content, which may make Education Commission of the States (n.d.) notes that there have been no long.

Adolescents who liked heavy metal music were compared to those who did not on a variety of outcome variables, particularly focusing on reckless behavior. Boys who liked heavy metal music reported a higher rate of a wide range of reckless behavior, including driving behavior, sexual behavior, and drug use. They were also less satisfied with their family relationships. This article analyses gendered structures of power in a heavy metal (HM) music club. Although both male and female HM devotees often declare that they are engaged in a rebellious activity, this romantic conviction sits uneasily alongside the HM scene's reinforcement of .

Heavy metal is a violent, head-bashing music complete, in its live performances, with its own arena of rage and celebration, the mosh pit. It is a music in the red corner of society, loud, angry, and, to a well-tuned ear, practically intolerable. US studies from the eighties and nineties indicated that adolescent heavy metal fans were more likely to be substance users (Arnett, ; Took & Weiss, ). More recent US studies indicated that preferences for rap, techno, and reggae were positively associated with smoking and drinking alcohol among adolescents (Chen, Miller, Grube.


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Heavy metal culture and the education of adolescents by Mary Haggan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nomenclature. Heavy metal fans go by a number of different names, including metalhead, headbanger, hesher, mosher and heavy, with the term thrasher being used only for fans of thrash metal music, which began to differentiate itself from other varieties of metal in the late 80's.

These vary with time and regional divisions, but "headbanger" and "metalhead" are universally accepted to refer to. Your first book choice is Running with the Devil: Power, Gender and Madness in Heavy Metal Music, by Robert Walser. Robert Walser is a fairly eminent musicologist who has also looked at other popular genres.

When this came out init kickstarted academic research on metal. Weinstein, Deena. Heavy Metal: The Music and its Culture. Boston: Da Capo Press. Weinstein is a leader in the sociology of metal. Her book provides insight to the inner-workings of the subculture and its participants.

A good book to start with for anyone interested in learning more about Metal. There's nothing particularly imaginative about the insights the author has about heavy metal culture, but the book is satisfying nonetheless, and admirable for its restraint. flag Like see review. Erkan Saka rated it really liked it.

Shelves: culturalstudies. Probably one of the best in the field. Heavy Metal Music And Adolescent Alienation. Metalheads. DOI link for Metalheads. Metalheads book. Heavy Metal Music And Adolescent Alienation. By Jeffrey Arnett.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 October A study of heavy-metal music and its performers, and its message about American adolescents.

TABLE OF Cited by: Heavy Metal Music and Adolescent Suicidal Risk. The distrib ution for parents’ le vel of education is the follo wing: Heavy Metal: A Cultural Sociology.

Macmillan, New Y ork. The most common lyrical themes in heavy metal songs are violence and angst, it will come as no surprise that the mood of heavy metal songs tends heavily in the direction of anger and sadness. In recounting the history of heavy metal, one could begin as recently as the early s or as far back as the invention of the electric guitar.

Pop music at the core of youth culture, says a soon-to-be-released book. Parents of adolescents who can't tell a heavy metal song from a pop rock one may have a. The paper concludes with an analysis of what drives listeners and the Arnett (a; b; ) heavy metal studies, which show that music is the way adolescents deal with emotional upheaval and.

This book has been added to my bookshelf with my other favorite heavy metal reads, from essential guides to biographies, and seeing those inspired me to compile a list of must-reads for any metal. Birth of Heavy Metal Boxed Set #2 (Books ): Get Our of Our Way, It All Falls Down, Justice Comes Due, All's Fair In War by Michael Todd and Michael Anderle out of 5 stars 3.

A study of the stories and experiences of 70 male and 38 female 'metalheads' interviewed in Atlanta, USA, revealed their radical individualism and alienation from mainstream society.

Individual lines of questioning explore: the allure of heavy metal; the symbolic meaning of a heavy metal concert; sources of alienation; and the socialization of adolescents through the musical genre. Through these questionnaires, "Results indicated that adolescents who preferred heavy metal and rap had a higher incidence of below-average school grades, school behavior problems, sexual activity, drug and alcohol use, and arrest" ().

However, there were many outside influences of this connection between heavy metal music and adolescent. All kinds of music have an effect on mood. Heavy-metal music was tested to see if it evoked positive or negative emotions in its listeners. A study by Shaleen L. Coss of the psychology department at Loyola University found that participants who listened to heavy-metal music with violent lyrics and music were less likely to feel depression afterward than those who listened to non-violent.

Metal and education A long array of studies link heavy metal to low school achievements [3, 4, 27, 28]. On a discur-sive level, since metal carries a complex story of failure and revenge and opposition to main-stream society, metal culture may thus include antimobility norms, and catalyze and channel fatalism.

Heavy metal music came under intense scrutiny in the 's when heavy metal artists, such as Judas Priest and Ozzy Osbourne, were blamed for adolescent violence and suicide (Martin et al., ; Weinstein, ) 1. The shocking nature of these crimes are memorable, and as such are easily brought to mind when people think of heavy metal music.

“The book is a welcome addition to the metal studies canon. Although the chapters are of varying quality, all of them contribute to current and future discussions about the role of metal music and culture in the contemporary world.” (Titus Hjelm, Journal of Popular Music Education, Vol.

1 (1), ). Adolescents who liked heavy metal music were recruited through a music store in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. A sign was posted in the store asking for participants in a study of people who like heavy metal music and offering a free cassette tape of their choice in return for their participation.

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The market, organized around styles such as Punk, Surf, Sport, Rastafarian, Neo-Hippie, Rap and Heavy Metal offers a chance to belong. Gangs, however, serve the same purpose. Reguillo Cruz concludes with a call to action, demanding urgent attention to the predicament of teens. Listening to heavy metal music has not been proven to have a significantly negative effect on adolescent listeners, and in contrast, can often have a positive effect in relationships and school behaviors.

Heavy metal music has long been criticized for the corruption of youth culture.Which adolescents are most likely to engage in risky behaviors? a. Those who spend large amounts of time watching television and listening to heavy metal music b.

Those who represent minority races and/or cultural groups c. Females who represent minority groups d. Those who are of lower socioeconomic status because of limited parental education.Book of the YearDecibel Magazine "Vastly entertaining"—Time Out New York ”Finally, the true story of Swedish death metal!

This book brought me back to the good old days”—Tomas Lindberg, At the Gates/ Grotesque/Disfear “Death metal ruled my adolescent s: