chapter  7
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The invisible girl—the culture of femininity versus masculinism

Most subcultural studies are concerned, mainly due to the male bias of their investigators, with the adolescent male delinquent, as Frith (1981, p. 7) notes,

Because the most visible examples of delinquency have been found in gangs of boys, the concept of youth culture has been synonymous with assertive expressions of masculinityhooliganism, violence etc…. It has attained another invisible prefix: (male) (delinquent) youth culture.