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 Sixties and has been re-deployed in additional contemporary many years when it comes to different kinds of cultural and socio-political phenomena. This quantity presents an important new educational scrutiny of the idea that of ‘counterculture’ and a serious exam of the interval and its historical past. fresh advancements in sociological conception complicate and problematize theories built within the Sixties, with electronic know-how, for instance, supplying an impetus for brand new understandings of counterculture. track performed an important half within the means that the counterculture authored house in terms of articulations of group through delivering a shared experience of collective id. now not least, the heady mix of genres supplied a socio-cultural-political backdrop for unique musical practices and concepts which, on the subject of counterculture ideology, supplied a wealthy experiential surroundings within which varied teams outlined their dating either to the neighborhood and foreign dimensions of the circulation, so offering a feeling of locality, neighborhood and collective identity.

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