Sober living for the revolution [electronic resource] : hardcore punk, straight edge, and radical politics / Gabriel Kuhn (ed.).
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- Oakland, Calif. : PM Press, 2010.
1 online resource (305 p.)
- Youth -- United States.
Political participation -- United States.
Political activists -- United States.
Punk culture -- Political aspects -- United States.
Subculture -- United States.
- Electronic books.
- Examining the multigenerational impact of punk rock music, this international survey of the political-punk straight edge movement which has persisted as a drug-free, hardcore subculture for more than 25 years traces its history from 1980's Washington, DC, to today. Asserting that drugs are not necessarily rebellious and that not all rebels do them, the record also defies common conceptions of straight edge's political legacy as being associated with self-righteous, macho posturing and conservative Puritanism. On the contrary, the movement has been linked to...
- Cover; Praise for...; Table of Contents; Timeline; Introduction; Chapter 1: Bands; Chapter 2: Scenes; Chapter 3: Manifestos; Chapter 4: Reflections; Chapter 5: Perspectives; About the Editor; About PM Press; Friends of PM; Also from PM Press
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- Kuhn, Gabriel.
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