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Resistance and Protest

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Both the terms ‘resistance’ and ‘protest’ were applied to popular songs in the United States in the 1930s. The composer Charles Seeger wrote that folk music was acceptable if ‘it shows clearly a spirit of resentment towards oppression...

The State

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The state is a politically organized system of institutions, rules and regulations that unifies large numbers of people within a particular geographical area under a sovereign governing power. The state has a long and complex history – from...

Badiou and the Popular Event

Pete Dale

Pete Dale is a Senior Lecturer in Popular Music at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and the Politics of Novelty

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Although his writings have attracted a growing readership in recent years, it appears to be possible that ‘many people approaching Badiou’s work for the first time may scarcely notice that novelty is posed as a problem’. Sam...

Socialism and Communism

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Socialism is a political theory of social organization that was developed in the early nineteenth century as a counter model to capitalism. It was based on the idea of organizing society according to the principles of social equality...

Unions

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...In addition to instrumentalists, who have formed their own trade unions, other groups of workers associated with the music industry have become unionized and have attempted to reach agreements concerning their conditions of work...

Fascism

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Fascism’ was originally the name of a political movement that was founded in Italy in 1919 as the Fascio di Combattimento (Combat Group). Under the leadership of Benito Mussolini, the Fascist Party was in power in Italy from 1922 to 1945....

Propaganda

Peter Wicke

Center for Popular Music Research, The Humboldt Univeristy, Berlin Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘propaganda’ (from the Latin propagare, meaning ‘to spread out, extend’) denotes the systematic, widespread dissemination of particular religious, political or ideological concepts, opinions or doctrines. The term was first used...

Difficult Relations: Music, Politics, and Authenticity

Lyndon C. S. Way

Lyndon C. S. Way is Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, at Liverpool Hope University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Music and Multimodal Critical Discourse Studies : Ideology, Control, and Resistance in Turkey Since 2002

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Political ideas in an array of genres of music are not new. Europe of the 1920s saw music along with art and architecture “used as central parts of communicating fascist ideology” (Machin and Richardson 2012: 331). Popular music’s relations...

War and Armed Conflict

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Buckley

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The relationship of popular music to war and armed conflict may be examined from a variety of perspectives. Here, four principal, interconnected headings will be used: function; subject matter; opportunities; and social and cultural...

Musicians’ Unions

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Musicians have joined together to protect their employment or to seek higher payment and better working conditions since the medieval period in Europe. Today, there are trade unions of musicians in numerous countries...