The Resisting Muse: Popular Music and Social Protest / Edition 1

The Resisting Muse: Popular Music and Social Protest / Edition 1

by Ian Peddie

ISBN-10: 0754651142

ISBN-13: 9780754651147

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Product Details

Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Rock protest songs : so many and so few3
2The decline and rebirth of folk-protest music17
3Available rebels and folk authenticities : Michelle Shocked and Billy Bragg30
4The pop star as politician : from Belafonte to Bono, from creativity to conscience49
5The future is history : hip-hop in the aftermath of (post)modernity65
6Everyday people : popular music, race and the articulation and formation of class identity in the United States75
7Gender as anomaly : women in rap89
8Protest music as 'ego-enhancement' : reggae music, the Rastafarian movement and the re-examination of race and identity in Jamaica105
9'We have survived' : popular music as a representation of Australian aboriginal cultural loss and reclamation119
10The bleak country? : the black country and the rhetoric of escape132
11Communities of resistance : heavy metal as a reinvention of social technology149
12The handmade tale : cassette-tapes, authorship, and the privatization of the Pacific Northwest independent music scene163
13Gothic music and the decadent individual177
14Straight, narrow and dull : the failure of protest in straight edge rock 'n' roll189

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