Assignment 2.1: Subcultures and Countercultures in the United States
Subcultures and Countercultures in the United States
Differentiate between cultures, subcultures, and countercultures
This assignment helps you to explore the connections between culture, subcultures, and counterculture in society and identify ways they interact.
A one-page (250-word) paper
Step 1 View the video:
Step 2 Write an essay answering the following questions:
Think of an example of a subculture and a counterculture in the US. Your examples can be current or from history.
•What qualifies your subculture example as subculture instead of counterculture? For your example of a counterculture, what makes your choice different from a subculture?
•What makes you think your groups are any different from mainstream culture? Could you use any specific examples, such as norms, values, or symbols? Justify your position.
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