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  • Club Cultures

    Boundaries, Identities and Otherness

    By Silvia Rief

    This book explores contemporary club and dance cultures as a manifestation of aesthetic and prosthetic forms of life. Rief addresses the questions of how practices of clubbing help cultivate particular forms of reflexivity and modes of experience, and how these shape new devices for reconfiguring…

    Paperback – 2012-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Making Music in Japan’s Underground

    The Tokyo Hardcore Scene

    By Jennifer Milioto Matsue

    Grounded in the fields of Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Popular Music Studies, and Japanese Studies, this book explores the underground Tokyo hardcore scene, ultimately asking what play as resistance through performance of the scene tells us about Japanese society in general. Matsue highlights the…

    Paperback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge
    East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

  • Japanese Popular Music

    Culture, Authenticity and Power

    By Carolyn Stevens

    Japanese popular culture has been steadily increasing in visibility both in Asia and beyond in recent years. This book examines Japanese popular music, exploring its historical development, technology, business and production aspects, audiences, and language and culture. Based both on extensive…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Popular Music Genres

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Borthwick, Ron Moy

    An accessible introduction to the study of popular music, this book takes a schematic approach to a range of popular music genres, and examines them in terms of their antecedents, histories, visual aesthetics, and sociopolitical contexts. Within this interdisciplinary and genre-based focus, readers…

    Paperback – 2004-11-08
    Routledge

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