Countercultures and Popular Music (Ashgate Popular and Folk by Sheila Whiteley,Jedediah Sklower,Mr Sklower

By Sheila Whiteley,Jedediah Sklower,Mr Sklower Jedediah,Professor Whiteley Sheila

‘Counterculture’ emerged as a time period within the past due Nineteen Sixties and has been re-deployed in additional contemporary many years relating to other kinds of cultural and socio-political phenomena. This quantity offers a vital new educational scrutiny of the idea that of ‘counterculture’ and a serious exam of the interval and its historical past. contemporary advancements in sociological thought complicate and problematize theories constructed within the Nineteen Sixties, with electronic know-how, for instance, offering an impetus for brand spanking new understandings of counterculture. track performed an important half within the approach that the counterculture authored house in terms of articulations of neighborhood through delivering a shared experience of collective identification. no longer least, the heady mix of genres supplied a socio-cultural-political backdrop for detailed musical practices and strategies which, on the subject of counterculture ideology, supplied a wealthy experiential surroundings within which assorted teams outlined their courting either to the neighborhood and foreign dimensions of the move, so offering a feeling of locality, group and collective identity.

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