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Title: Czy Neuromancer lubi Wodnika Szuwarka? Ziny komputerowe i kapitał subkulturowy polskiej młodzieży w okresie transformacji ustrojowej


Wasiak, Patryk

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Does Neuromancer Like Wodnik Szuwarek? Computer Zines and Subcultural Capitalof Polish Youth in the Time of Political Transformation ; Etnografia Polska 64 z. 1-2 (2020)


Instytut Archeologii i Etnologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk

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This article aims to discuss the role of “disk magazines” in the identity construction and performance of masculinity among Polish adolescents. It examines the subculture of users of popular home computers Commodore 64 and Commodore Amiga during the post-communist system transition. Both written content and visual form were used by disk magazine editors to manifest their position in the peer group and perform their masculinity. This article outlines how youth actively constructed cultural forms and meanings that reflect the outside world both in terms of mass media culture and the ongoing process of post-communist transition


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Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Library of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

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Ministry of Science and Higher Education ; Operational Program Digital Poland, 2014-2020, Measure 2.3: Digital accessibility and usefulness of public sector information; funds from the European Regional Development Fund and national co-financing from the state budget. ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund





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