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Japan’s Regional Model

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the impact of Japan's cultural industries on local cultural industries in East Asia. Before assessing the influence of Japanese cultural industries on local cultural production ... More


The Madonna Archive: Celebrity, Ageing and Fan Nostalgia

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The relationship between popular memory and popular music has had little attention and yet long standing artists such as Madonna, while celebrated for reinvention and innovation, have been left ... More


Popular Dance Music and the Media

John Collins

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses popular dance music and media in Ghana. It covers the impact of records and sheet music on Ghanaian dance orchestras; the first imported films; World War Two and Ghana's media ... More


Euro-Visions: Musical Play and Ethnic Entertainment in the New Europe

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the musical gypsy on the global music platform, and also explains that global media accessibility and transnational mobility do not automatically disturb international ... More


On Lady Gaga: Aladdin Sane Called. He Wants His Lightning Bolt Back.

Mark Dery

in I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677733
eISBN:
9781452948324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677733.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter comments on Lady Gaga and her music. Is Lady Gaga the last, best hope for pop music smart enough to beat the Society of the Spectacle at its own game by selling out with a shamelessness ... More


The Business of Music

Michael Talbot (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312717
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Is business, for music, a regrettable necessity or a spur to creativity? Are there limits to the influence that economic factors can or should exert on the musical imagination and its product? The ... More


“Love you to the bone” and other songs: Humour and rusheng rhymes in early Cantopop

Marjorie K. M. Chan and Jocelyn Chey

in Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139231
eISBN:
9789888180837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139231.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Rusheng are typical of Cantonese language, and often used in humorous songs. The social significance of examples is discussed, as is the emergence of Hong Kong Canto-pop in the 1960s. The three songs ... More


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