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Research on the Triple Model of Identity Construction under Subculture

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DOI: 10.23977/jsoce.2024.060208 | Downloads: 12 | Views: 183


Jing Ye 1


1 Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China

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Jing Ye


As a special value concept and behavior corresponding to mainstream culture, subculture is the product and field of identity construction: subculture is born for the purpose of identity construction, and becomes a place to consolidate identity and promote the continuous development of identity. Subcultures construct identity in different ways. When subculture appears as a form of resistance to the mainstream culture, it is mainly to express the underlying logic against the real order and absorb the masses that resist the mainstream rules. When subculture is presented as a form of escape from the mainstream culture, it is the "spiritual opium" for the masses to escape from the actual pressure, gathering the people who are dissatisfied with the reality but unable to change; When a subculture is presented as a "game", it becomes a consumerist culture similar to mass culture, absorbing people seeking fun and constructing a more diverse cultural identity.


Subculture, Identity, Pattern Construction


Jing Ye, Research on the Triple Model of Identity Construction under Subculture. Journal of Sociology and Ethnology (2024) Vol. 6: 51-57. DOI:


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