Youth culture in Britain from 1960 to 2013


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Youth culture in Britain from 1960 to 2013

  1. 1. Youth culture a generational unitconsidered as a cultural class orsubculture. Youth culture isdefined through fashion, music,political movements andentertainment in a certain periodof time.
  2. 2. 70s Main groups of the 70s were Hippies, Skinheadsand Punks Hippies often wore bright coloured cloths withunusual styles such as bell-bottomed pants andlistened to psychedelic rock
  3. 3.  Skinheads were known for wearinglong-sleeve shirts with jeans andmilitary boots they initially listened toreggae until the lyrics became stronglyinfluences by Black culture and theycouldn‟t associate with them anymore. They then founded a new genrecalled 2 tone.
  4. 4. 80s In the 80s a group evolved from a club called blitz. This “cult with no name” came from a club in Londoncalled Blitz club, because of this club a new group ofyoung came up calling themselves New romantics orblitz kids which borne from a fashion marriage of theneoclassical and glam rock. Blitz movement was an experimentation in androgynous,sexually liberal stylization and new wave electronics..
  5. 5.  The “New Romantics” type of musicevolved from electronic to pop/rock.Some example of bands they listened towere:Duran Duran
  6. 6.  The „kids‟ style was influenced by punk.Both genders used a lot of make up, suchas eyeliner and lipstick. Many wore frilly fops shirts in the style ofthe English Romantic period, orexaggerated versions of upscale fashion.
  7. 7.  Some famous movies from the 80s whichare still popular now are:E.T. the extra terrestrialDirty Dancing
  8. 8. 90s In the 90s no new groups born butthere was new preference on musicstyle. The two types were Jungle andRagga. Jungle, elements of house music andrave culture; the most innovative,original youth culture of the mid-1990s
  9. 9.  Predominantly black, ragga music, adance-oriented form of reggae commonlywith the lyric spoken or chatted.
  10. 10. Fashion of the Young in the90s
  11. 11. 2000 to 2013 The youngsters in the 21° centuryhave not really changed from the oneof the 20° century because we stillhave different groups like hippies,punk, etc.What is different now is that there aremore group existing and people havea bigger variety of music to listen to.