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About the Author
Andrew N. Weintraub is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in ethnomusicology and popular music, and directs the University of Pittsburgh gamelan program. He is the author of Power Plays: Wayang Golek Puppet Theater of West Java (Ohio University Press, 2004) and the coeditor of Music and Cultural Rights (University of Illinois Press, 2009). Weintraub is the founder and lead singer of the Dangdut Cowboys, a Pittsburgh-based dangdut group whose Youtube videos have been viewed more than 100,000 times since December 2007.
Table of Contents
[About the Website]
2. Mythologizing Melayu: Discourse, Practice, and the Stakes of Authenticity
3. A Doll from India, Mr. Mahmud, and the Elvis of Indonesia
4. Music and Rakyat: Constructing "the people" in Dangdut
5. "Suffering" and "Surrender": Dangdut and the Spectacle of Excess
6. Dangdut Nation: "We bring the Happiness of Dangdut"
7. "Dance Drills, Faith Spills": Islam, Body Politics, and Popular Music
8. "Dangdut Daerah": Going Local in Post-Suharto Indonesia
9. Conclusion: Why Dangdut?