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Introduction: Music and Media in the Arab World and Music and Media in the Arab World as Music and Media in the Arab World: A Metadiscourse

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Writers like Elmessiri, Abdel Fattah, Al-Barghouti, and Abdel-Latif have been disseminated through more popular Arab media. Their critical opinion pieces which are diffused within the contemporary ... More


Reconsidering Cultural Hybridities:: Transnational Exchanges of Popular Music in between Korea and Japan

Yoshitaka Mōri

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter first introduces the concept of hybridity. It considers some of the problems associated with its use in the context of Cultural Studies in general, and how it is nevertheless an ... More


What's Not on Egyptian Television and Radio! Locating the ‘popular’ in Egyptian Sha‘bi

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The role of the new Arab mediascapes is quite important in reconfiguring the Arab popular music industry. The division between the rich and the poor is demarcated by access to the technological ... More


Korean Pop Music in China:: Nationalism, Authenticity, and Gender

Rowan Pease

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Authenticity and nationality are closely linked for fans of South Korean popular culture in China, as well as for the Korean cultural establishment. Bringing gender into the equation, this chapter ... More


Authenticity and appropriation: a discursive history of French popular music

David Looseley

in Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078163
eISBN:
9781781705056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078163.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter combines a brief history of French popular music with an account of those discourses that have defined and constructed the meanings of ‘pop’ for France. One element of French ... More


Collective Responsibilities: The Arts Council, Community Arts and the Music Industry in Ireland

Rob Strachan and Marion Leonard

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the results of a study of the music industry in Dublin to highlight the social value of ‘grassroots’ music-making. It considers how various forms and practices of popular music ... More


The Meanings of the Popular Music Celebrity: The Construction of Distinctive Authenticity

P. David Marshall

in Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695621
eISBN:
9781452949680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695621.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the popular music celebrity and the authentic quality of popular music. The celebrity of popular music is constructed from elements related to the technology of production and ... More


Music Video and the Politics of Representation

Diane Railton and Paul Watson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633227
eISBN:
9780748671021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633227.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? Based around an eclectic ... More


Some Thoughts on the Work in Popular Music

David Horn

in The Musical Work: Reality or Invention?: Reality or Invention?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238256
eISBN:
9781846313615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238256.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the empirical observation that the term ‘work’ is rarely encountered in the discourse around popular music, except where legally required for copyright protection. The ... More


Interpreting songs: Notes on methodology

Sarah Dayens

in Time and Memory in Reggae Music: The Politics of Hope

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076213
eISBN:
9781781702116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076213.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reflects on a very simple question: how do sociologists of music analyse songs and interpret lyrics? In the 1950s and 1960s, the analysis of lyrics was the principal activity of ... More


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