quinta-feira, 8 de janeiro de 2009

Punk Ideology

This socio-cultural contesting movement appeared in the U.K. between the low social classes in 1977 rightly influenced by a north american music band called " The Ramones".
Differently from other previous movements the Punk ideologies startet by refusing the society as a whole very close to Anarchism. They believed that laws, government, order or control weren't necessary.
The violence and sarcasm were used to express their rebelion representing the agressive way they looked at things.
No offering other alternative it didn't become a coherent tendency and it failed as a social group. Nowadays some of these individuals still living in a disconnected position from society trying to survive in which they have always denied.
Information Sources: The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 1993 Edition; Wikipédia, the free encyclopedia; Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, the 7th Edition.

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