...The satirical and theatrical representation of political concepts in the music of the Dead Kennedys situated them apart from many of their 1970s and 1980s punk contemporaries. In 1978, Jello Biafra, East Bay Ray, Klaus Flouride, 6025...
Michael Stewart Foley is Professor of American Political Culture and Political Theory at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He is author of Front Porch Politics: The Forgotten Heyday of American Activism in the 1970s and 1980s and Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance during the Vietnam War, and a founding editor of The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics, and Culture. He is currently writing a book about the political culture of early San Francisco punk. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...In 1978, San Francisco, a city that has seen more than its share of trauma, plunged from a summer of political tension into an autumn cascade of malevolence that so eluded human comprehension it seemed almost demonic. The battles over...
Kevin Dunn is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He is author of several books, including Imagining the Congo (2003), The Politics of Origin in Africa (2013) and Inside African Politics (2013). He is also a regular contributor to Razorcake and Maximumrocknroll magazines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Global Punk: Resistance and Rebellion in Everyday Life
Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
...In the summer of 2013, I spent several weeks in Indonesia with various punk communities. One of my favorite memories was driving to the beach at Banda Aceh in a borrowed police van with some local punks (it was actually a security van...
Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV: Locations: North America
...Population: Bay Area – 6,783,760 (2000); San Francisco (city and county) – 776,733; Oakland (city) – 399,484; Berkeley (city) – 102,743
The San Francisco Bay Area is located on the west coast of northern...
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