Popular Music And Youth Culture / Edition 1

Popular Music And Youth Culture / Edition 1

by Andy Bennett
     
 

Combining a critical evaluation of recent work on youth, music and local identity with original ethnographic work, this book provides a wide-ranging study of music and style-centered youth cultures in a local context. Detailed studies of dance music, rap, bhangra and progressive rock examine how these musical styles become part of daily life in different urban

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Combining a critical evaluation of recent work on youth, music and local identity with original ethnographic work, this book provides a wide-ranging study of music and style-centered youth cultures in a local context. Detailed studies of dance music, rap, bhangra and progressive rock examine how these musical styles become part of daily life in different urban settings. In addition, the book features exploration of white hip hop culture in Britain, the socio-cultural significance of local pub venues and the increasing popularity of "tribute" bands.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312227531
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

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Table of Contents

Theories of Youth Culture and Popular Music
• The Sociology of Youth Culture
• Youth Culture and Popular Music
• The Significance of Locality
Local Representations: Case Studies
• Dance Music, Local Identity and Urban Space
• Bhangra and Asian Identity
• Hip Hop am Main, Rappin' on the Tyne
• The Benwell Floyd
• Conclusion: Youth, Music, Locality and Identity

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