Sunday, February 24, 2019


Cortland Bolling Branham SOCI 1301 In the article Authenticity in the skateboard World, sub farming is described as a completely separate culture with its own set of values and norms outside those of the worlds society. Skaters potbelly be described as one of these subcultures because of their unique values, norms, and sanctions that differ from close to sports. Un worry sports such as basketball the norm for skaters is their lack of occupy in competition and trying to out due each other.According to Beal and Weidman the skate community follows two central values, participant control and the devaluing of competition some(prenominal) skaters explain that they chose to skate, and that they choose individually whats acceptable. After interviewing more skaters the authors notice that like other cultures they also have their own sanctions. One pattern is that many of the skaters that are in it to look cool, or to be dampen than everyone else are looked down upon as not being real skaters, however instead conformist.While sports are a common spot for subcultures, they are not the only place they can be found and in item most people belong to one. For example I am a member of a Baptist church. While it is true that Baptist are Christians just like Methodist and Catholics, we have our own sub subculture or set of values, norms, and sanctions that somewhat differ from the other Christian churches. In a Baptist church evaluate and worship is often very loud and up beat trance at a Lutheran church they remain quiet unless speak too and sing old hymns, so being loud would be considered rude and vulgar.

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