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'''Counterculture''' is a sociological phenomenon that opposes the values and norms of the [[mainstream]] culture.  The term is often used to describe the "youth culture" of the 1960's, and the [[Punk]] movement of the 1980s.
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'''Counterculture''' is a sociological phenomenon that opposes the values and norms of the [[mainstream]] culture.  The term is often used to describe the "youth culture" of the 1960s, and the [[Punk]] movement of the 1980s.
  
In a [[Capitalist]] society, the obvious markings of a counterculture (dress, hairstyles, music, etc) tend to be co-opted by the mainstream, while ignoring the ideology.
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In a [[Capitalist]] society, the obvious markings of a counterculture (dress, hairstyles, music, etc.) tend to be co-opted by the mainstream, while ignoring the ideology.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 09:23, 15 July 2016

Counterculture is a sociological phenomenon that opposes the values and norms of the mainstream culture. The term is often used to describe the "youth culture" of the 1960s, and the Punk movement of the 1980s.

In a Capitalist society, the obvious markings of a counterculture (dress, hairstyles, music, etc.) tend to be co-opted by the mainstream, while ignoring the ideology.

See also