Marilyn Johnson explored the subculture of obituary scribes in her wonderful 2006 book, The Dead Beat.
This inspired a two-year “obsessive quest” to document a subculture of people crafting custom designs from counterfeit materials.
“I thought it was quite bizarre and kind of sick,” Dr. Grenci said of being introduced to the subculture in 1979.
The rebelliousness of music spoke to this child of hippies and Levine had found his subculture.
Kawamura sites the rise of punk as a contending model for subculture proliferation.
Many young women in the BDSM subculture find their way into a dominant role, whether coming from a submissive standpoint or not.
One reason this subculture is growing is because, over the past decade, the percent of all women given C-sections has skyrocketed.
Dr. Grenci, who agrees, also saw it as a way to expand her own knowledge on the subculture and what makes it so appealing.
These can be found in subculture, but also within the entrenched culture.
subculture, sub-kul′tūr, n. in bacteriology, a culture derived from a previous one.
subculture sub·cul·ture (sŭb'kŭl'chər)
A culture made by transferring to a fresh medium microorganisms from a previous culture.
A group within a society that has its own shared set of customs, attitudes, and values, often accompanied by jargon or slang. A subculture can be organized around a common activity, occupation, age, status, ethnic background, race, religion, or any other unifying social condition, but the term is often used to describe deviant groups, such as thieves and drug users. (See counterculture.)