Punk, art and education

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Cherl Theresa Harrison (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
David E. Purpel

Abstract: This research correlates the three seemingly separate areas of Punk culture, visual art and education. The connections made between these three areas are intended to provide insight about problems within the larger culture. The basic conclusion is that these problems, such as unequal opportunity or poverty, are not limited to the larger culture, but are the same problems that are often addressed by Punks, artists and students. The procedures used for this study were readings from books and magazines along with personal experiences and interviews. The personal experiences included attending Punk concerts, photographing Punks and art shows, and teaching Punk students. The photograph section at the end of Chapter One adds information and humor to the text. The section on education was derived almost wholly from my experiences of teaching art in college since 1976 when Punk culture was beginning. My intentions throughout the research were to provide the reader with carefully gathered information that does not claim absolute knowledge and, therefore, invites further research or differing opinions.

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Language: English
Date: 1990
Punk culture
Art and society
Educational anthropology

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