The Changing Face of Youth Culture in the UK

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The term ‘youth-culture’ or ‘teenage culture’ was first coined in the 1950s in America and was later exported to Britain in 1959. Many writers at the time believed rightly or wrongly that a "a society within a society" was slowly evolving and that it posed a threat to mainstream values and norms. In other words, ‘a generation gap’ had opened up in both countries.

Period18 Sep 2018

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Media coverage

  • TitleThe Changing Face of Youth Culture in the UK
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletFE News
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size1291 Words
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date18/09/18
    DescriptionThe term ‘youth-culture’ or ‘teenage culture’ was first coined in the 1950s in America and was later exported to Britain in 1959. Many writers at the time believed rightly or wrongly that a "a society within a society" was slowly evolving and that it posed a threat to mainstream values and norms. In other words, ‘a generation gap’ had opened up in both countries.
    Producer/AuthorStephen Lambert
    URLhttps://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/17839-the-changing-face-of-youth-culture-in-the-uk
    PersonsRobin Simmons