Islamic State's badass path to paradise

Cottee, Simon (2014) Islamic State's badass path to paradise. Los Angeles Times, . (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

In his 1988 book “Seductions of Crime,” UCLA sociologist Jack Katz devotes an entire chapter to what he calls the “ways of the badass.” “In many youthful circles,” he writes, “to be ‘bad,' to be a ‘badass' or otherwise overtly to embrace symbols of deviance is regarded as a good thing.”

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: N. Gregory
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2014 12:03 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2014 12:03 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/43414 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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