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Different subcultures in society have different interests, music tastes, styles, appearances and beliefs.

Therefore, they will act in a typical way. This isnt to mean that all people in the certain group act exactly the same, but typical behaviours will be associated with each group.
A subculture is a group of people in society that are grouped together based on religion, race, interests and occupation. People often use stereotypes to describe a subculture which can often distort reality. Stereotypes are assumptions about a certain group of people that are simply judgements. Stereotypes can be true, but they are often exaggerated assumptions based off of a group of people as a whole. Often subcultures choose to live up to the stereotypes, to prove their point, gain popularity or to fit in amongst one another. Though stereotypes are portrayed as a bad thing, it is a part of pop culture. What music people listen to, how they dress, act, admire, and the decisions they make; are loosely based on both the subculture they belong to and the way that people stereotype them. Shows like Jersey Shore, and the Hills; rappers, jocks, Italians, upper class New York and Southerners are often the most prominent stereotypes among young people currently. Subcultures are like an intimate but yet large club that an individual wants to belong to. Everyone in the world wants to feel like they have something in common with someone else. Stereotyping also brings a lot of attention to Subcultures whether it be good or bad, thus bringing in new "followers" or spectators. It is up to the people within these subcultures to either prove that the stereotypes are wrong, or to live up to them. This can seem like a difficult task, especially when it's already embedded in our culture.
Reality TV plays a huge part of stereotyping, as they seem to show the standard stereotype of a certain group in the media for their audience to see and believe. There are many views of stereotypes on the internet today. For example, a comment on an online blog said 'Stereotypes are used too often in the world that we live in; people today make judgments about other before they know anything about them, and that is just not fair.' explain

In plain context, a subculture is a group of people that are in some way represented as non-normative and/or marginal through their particular interests or practices, through what they are, what they do, and where they do it, (Gelder).

a subculture may be regarded to with the concept of individualism as a contrast of mainstream Mainstream pressure may compel individuals to conform to the dominant mores of the mainstream group as it is often something that is widely attainable and familiar to the masses.
the stereotypical view has become increasingly common and, unfortunately, increasingly real
another online blog... Stereotypes do not help to characterize different groups of people simply because most stereotypes do not describe a person or group by its values or ideas but mainly by physical or easily seen traits Not all people feel highly about subcultures but for the most part they are tolerated and thought of positively. On the other hand stereotypes are usually described in a negative connotation

Whenever we don't have a good understanding of a subject, say, of people or countries, then we tend to make assumptions about them. Stereotype is nothing but those assumptions that have become common knowledge. Whenever you make judgments about people without knowing them, you are stereotyping them. Stereotyping makes people generalize things. More often, they are all false assumptions. Though there are both positive and negative stereotypes, a majority of them are offensive. People generally stereotype out of bias against a particular group of people or religion. Stereotyping becomes a way of conveying their dislike. Of course, stereotyping stems from a commonly held view of a particular group or race. This view may arise from an incident or false assumption, and then maybe used to color the entire community with the same brush. There are various types of stereotypes. However, the most common ones are racial stereotypes and gender stereotypes. Race, nationality, gender and sexual orientation are the main factors of stereotyping. Stereotyping must be avoided at all costs, as it leads to treating groups as a single entity. Given below are examples of stereotypes that people commonly use. - See more at: Every race, culture, country, religion and a community has a stereotype. It is a way of oversimplifying groups of people. It is one of the easiest ways of establishing identity. By conforming to a fixed or conventional image, the identity can be recognized and understood. And, herein lies the problem. It's hard to be objective if one doesn't reject stereotypes. So, it is better not to use any stereotype and pass judgments only when you are familiar with others.