Difference between Subculture and Counterculture?

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The difference between subculture and counterculture is in their existence. Subculture coexists with the current culture. However, counter culture is one that opposes the existing culture.
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Difference Between a Subculture & Counterculture
What do hippies of the 1960s, Hassidic Jews, vegans, ecoterrorists and teenagers have in common? They are groups that exist outside of the dominant culture in a society. While some, like hippies and ecoterrorists, are considered members of the... More »
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Subculture exists concurrently (in agreement or in support of) popular/mainstream culture but is not dominant and not necessarily apparent. It has norms and values that are different
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Counterculture is a group that defies existing cultural trends,
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