Bogans and Heavy Metal music

Snell, Dave (2015) Bogans and Heavy Metal music. Science Express, Te Papa Museum, 3 September, 2015. (Unpublished)


Abstract or Summary

Proud bogan Dr Dave Snell gives an insider’s perspective on this once maligned subculture. Hear about a community united by heavy metal, black T-shirts, and mullet haircuts. Dave discusses his research about bogan identity, community, symbolism, and everyday activities. He addresses burning questions such as: ■ How are bogans distinct in New Zealand culture? ■ Why is it valuable to study bogans? ■ Why has his research received so much media attention?

Item Type:Item presented at a conference, workshop or other event which was not published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:Bogans, Culture, Identity, Community, Heavy Metal, Music, New Zealand
Subjects:H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions:Corporate > Research Office
ID Code:3899
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Deposited On:29 Sep 2015 20:22
Last Modified:29 Sep 2015 20:22

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