The 21st-century hipster: On micro-populations in times of superdiversity

@article{Maly2016The2H,
  title={The 21st-century hipster: On micro-populations in times of superdiversity},
  author={I. Maly and P. Varis},
  journal={European Journal of Cultural Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={637 - 653}
}
  • I. Maly, P. Varis
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Cultural Studies
  • Through a critical review of existing literature on hipsters, and an analysis of online data, this article provides a description of ‘hipster culture’. To this end, we examine the reoccurring markers of hipster identity and, crucially, the accompanying identity discourses on hipsters. As a result, a picture of hipster culture emerges as a translocal and layered phenomenon with contextually specific claims to authenticity, and certain material infrastructures and effects emerge with the culture… CONTINUE READING
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