Browsing by Author "Snell, Dave"

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  • The everyday Bogans: Identity and community amongst Heavy Metal fans

    Snell, Dave (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Since the mid-twentieth century some social psychologists have demarcated communities as static entities; conceptual and physical boundaries were placed around communities to facilitate scholarly analysis. This theoretical ...
  • Heavy Metal, identity and the social negotiation of a community of practice

    Snell, Dave; Hodgetts, Darrin (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2007)
    Psychologists have raised concerns about Heavy Metal music and possible links with substance misuse and youth suicide. This paper moves beyond this traditional disciplinary focus on negative messages to document the ...
  • Identity, community and embodiment: Chopper’s tattoo tour

    Snell, Dave; Hodgetts, Darrin; McLeay, Colin (The Australian Psychological Society Ltd, 2011)
    Heavy Metal fans have a unique style of dress, music and interaction via which a sub-cultural community is formed and maintained. This article explores how this community is embodied through tattoos and the display of ...

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