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The resisting muse : popular music and social protest
Peddie, Ian.
Publication Information:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2006]

Physical Description:
xxiv, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Politics and the parameters of protest -- Rock protest songs : so many and so few / Deena Weinstein -- The decline and rebirth of folk-protest music / Jerry Rodnitsky -- Available rebels and folk authenticities : Michelle Shocked and Billy Bragg / Mark Willhardt -- The pop star as politician : from Belafonte to Bono, from creativity to conscience / John Street -- Monophony or polyphony? -- The future is history : hip-hop in the aftermath of (post)modernity / Russell A. Potter -- Everyday people : popular music, race and the articulation and formation of class identity in the United States / James Smethurst -- Gender as anomaly : women in rap / Gail Hilson Woldu -- The problems of place -- Protest music as 'ego-enhancement' : reggae music, the Rastafarian movement and the re-examination of race and identity in Jamaica / Stephen A. King -- 'We have survived' : popular music as representation of Australian Aboriginal cultural loss and reclamation / Peter Dunbar-Hall -- The bleak country? : the black country and the rhetoric of escape / Ian Peddie -- The paradox of anti-social protest -- Communities of resistance : heavy metal as a reinvention of social technology / Sean K. Kelly -- The handmade tale : cassette-tapes, authorship, and the privatization of the Pacific Northwest independent music scene / Kathleen McConnell -- Gothic music and the decadent individual / Kimberly Jackson -- Straight, narrow and dull : the failure of protest in straight edge / Steven Hamelman.
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