Book Review: Picciolini’s White American Youth
Keywords:Book Review, Memoir, White Supremacism, Punk Music
This article reviews Christian Picciolini’s White American Youth (2017), a memoir of a former white supremacist punk musician who co-founded the non-profit organization Life After Hate.
Altier, M. B., Leonard Boyle, E., Shortland, N. D., & Horgan, J. G. (2017). Why They Leave:
An Analysis of Terrorist Disengagement Events from Eighty-seven Autobiographical Accounts. Security Studies, 26(2), 305–332. https://doi.org/10.1080/09636412.2017.1280307
Ambrosch, G. (2018). “Guilty of Being White”: Punk’s Ambivalent Relationship with Race and Racism. The Journal of Popular Culture, 51(4), 902–922. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpcu.12698
Biography | Christian Picciolini. (n.d.). Retrieved March 27, 2023, from https://www.christianpicciolini.com/bio
Bjørgo, T. (2011). Dreams and disillusionment: Engagement in and disengagement from militant extremist groups. Crime, Law and Social Change, 55(4), 277–285. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10611-011-9282-9
Silke, A., Morrison, J., Maiberg, H., Slay, C. & Stewart, R. (2021). The Phoenix Model of Disengagement and Deradicalisation from Terrorism and Violent Extremism. Monatsschrift für Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform, 104(3), 310-320. https://doi.org/10.1515/mks-2021-0128
Simi, P., Blee, K., DeMichele, M., & Windisch, S. (2017). Addicted to Hate: Identity Residual among Former White Supremacists. American Sociological Review, 82(6), 1167–1187. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003122417728719.
Wiedlack, M. K. (2013). “I don’t give a shit where I spit my phlegm” (Tribe 8). Rejection and Anger in Queer-Feminist Punk Rock. Transposition, 3. https://doi.org/10.4000/transposition.280
Copyright (c) 2023 Kat Fuller
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
The JD Journal for Deradicalization uses a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND) Licence. You are free to share - copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format under the following conditions:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, andindicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
NoDerivatives — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.