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Rivke Jaffe; Ital Chic: Rastafari, Resistance, and the Politics of Consumption in Jamaica, p. 45

This ambiguity perhaps represents the dilemma of lifestyle, or, more specifically, -style-: while style can be devoid of politics, it can also represent a space of education, or serve as a platform for political mobilization.
The transformation of the -symbols- and -image- of a movement of resistance into marketable commodities can but does not necessarily indicate the commodification of the counterculture itself.

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