Politically Militant Youth
Introduction
Youth Culture Theory
In his book, Comparative Youth Culture, Michael
Brake splits the study of youth into fou...
Starter
Can you identify a politically militant youth?
A. B.
C. D.
Now you have some understanding, can you
define a politically militant youth?
What is a politically militant youth?
Our definition:
A politically militant youth is a young person who is
involved in pr...
Politically militant youths in TV Dramas
Can you think
of any examples
of characters or
storylines?
Politically Militant Youths in TV Dramas
One example is the comedy/drama Fresh Meat on
Channel 4. The whole plot revolves ...
Task
In pairs or threes, come up with the perfect politically
militant youth character in a TV Drama.
Things to think abou...
Summary
How confident do you think you are in your
understanding of politically militant youths?
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Politically militant youth

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  • 1. Politically Militant Youth
  • 2. Introduction Youth Culture Theory In his book, Comparative Youth Culture, Michael Brake splits the study of youth into four main areas. • Respectable Youth • Delinquent Youth • Cultural Rebels • Politically Militant Youths The area we will be focusing on is Politically Militant Youths.
  • 3. Starter Can you identify a politically militant youth? A. B. C. D.
  • 4. Now you have some understanding, can you define a politically militant youth?
  • 5. What is a politically militant youth? Our definition: A politically militant youth is a young person who is involved in protests about political issues. They are very opinionated and fight for their beliefs. These can include ethnic groups, civil-rights movements, issue- orientated (anti-war), environmental groups and student groups.
  • 6. Politically militant youths in TV Dramas Can you think of any examples of characters or storylines?
  • 7. Politically Militant Youths in TV Dramas One example is the comedy/drama Fresh Meat on Channel 4. The whole plot revolves around the lives six university students who live together. As they are students, the programme looks at the subject of student riots and protest about the cuts to education costs. These people are examples of politically militant youths. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ7YVrqt L7c
  • 8. Task In pairs or threes, come up with the perfect politically militant youth character in a TV Drama. Things to think about: • Interests/likes and dislikes • Their storyline in the TV drama (Why would they be protesting? What do they believe in?) • Their socio-economic group As well as anything else you think is important to know about this character, be creative. You have 2-3 minutes. The best one will win a prize!
  • 9. Summary How confident do you think you are in your understanding of politically militant youths?

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