Club Cultures: Boundaries, Identities and Otherness by Silvia Rief

By Silvia Rief

This e-book explores modern membership and dance cultures as a manifestation of aesthetic and prosthetic sorts of existence. Rief addresses the questions of the way practices of clubbing support domesticate specific varieties of reflexivity and modes of expertise, and the way those form new units for reconfiguring the limits round formative years cultural and different social identities. She contributes empirical analyses of the way such different types of adventure are mediated by means of the actual constructions of night-clubbing economies, the organizational law and the neighborhood association of expertise in membership areas, the media discourses and imageries, the applied sciences intervening into the feel procedure of the physique (e.g. tune, visuals, medications) and the educational discourses on dance tradition. even if the e-book attracts from neighborhood membership scenes in London and in different places within the united kingdom, it additionally displays on similarities and adjustments among nightclubbing cultures throughout geographical contexts.

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