Carles Feixa


Core Researcher

Lleida, Catalonia, Spain


University of Manizales (Colombia). Doctor Honoris Causa.

University of Barcelona. Ph.D. in Social Anthropology.

University of Barcelona. BA Hons. Geografy and History.


Current Occupation

Associated Professor. Faculty of Arts. University of Lleida.

Vice-president of the Youth Sociology committee of the International Sociological Association.

Expert in Social Inclusion. European Commission. Directorate-General for Education and Culture.

Co-editor of the journal Young (London/ Delhi, ISI category).

Member of the editorial board of Nueva Antropología (México), Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Niñez y Juventud (Colombia), Revista Austral de Ciencias Sociales (Chile), Mondi Migranti (Italia) and Análise Social (Portugal).


Research Interests

Youth cultures, social movements, urban tribes, youth precarity, migration, violence, social inclusion, sport, cybercultures.


Keep it Simple, Make it Fast!

Paralisis Permanente – El Acto (1982) | Eskorbuto – Zona Especial Norte (1973) | Acidez – Don’t Ask For Permission (1975)


KISMIF belonging

Specific scientific interest in the distinctiveness of punk culture and its importance on contemporary youth cultures interpretation.

Development of an international comparison on youth cultures.


What do I get?

Punk and social theory.

Punk, historicity and genealogy.

Punk, the city and new social movements.

Punk, heritage, memories and artifacts.



OLIART, Patricia; FEIXA, Carles (2012) – Introduction: Youth Studies in Latin America—On Social Actors, Public Policies and New Citizenships. Young. Nordic Journal of Youth Research. Vol. 20, p. 329-344. ISSN 1103-3088.

FEIXA, Carles; Pereira, Inês; Juris, Jeffrey S. (2009) – Global citizenship and the ‘new new’ social movements: Iberian connections. Young. Nordic Journal of Youth Research. Vol. 17, n. º 4. ISSN 1103-3088.

FEIXA, Carles (2009) – Allà des d’Aquí. 3 famílies, 3 orígens, 3 itineraris. Vilafranca del Penedès: Vinseum.

FEIXA, Carles; PORZIO, Laura (2009) – The studies on youth cultures in Spain. In MEDINA, Gabriel (ed.) – Juventud, Territorios de Identidad Y Tecnologias. México: Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México. p 245-308. ISBN: 968-9259-29-9.

FEIXA, Carles (2008) – Youth, bands and tribes. Barcelona: Ariel. ISBN: 84-344-4491-7