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By Karen Lumsden

On the general public roads boy racers are a foreboding presence, considered with suspicion and derision via the ‘respectable’ motorist. the matter of the younger (male) driving force is one that has plagued experts and governments as a result of youths’ acclaimed propensity to interact in deviant and hazardous riding behaviours.


Boy Racer Culture sheds gentle at the boy racer phenomenon via ethnographic learn with the infamous ‘Bouley Basher’ tradition within the urban of Aberdeen, Scotland, and the ethical panic at the a part of open air teams together with the local people, police, politicians and media. This booklet examines the production of masculine and female identities in a historically male-dominated way of life via car-related rituals resembling ‘modding’, subcultural media and occasions, and the hunt for megastar prestige through public performances.


Boy Racer tradition challenges universal misconceptions surrounding the boy racer, the ‘problematic’ younger (male) motorist and the automobile modifier. will probably be crucial analyzing for a world viewers together with sociologists and criminologists, rather people with an curiosity in adolescence tradition, subcultures, ethical panics, automobile tradition, anti-social behaviour, and the governance and policing of the roads.

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