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The Photographic City: A City Heading in the Opposite Direction

MAGALI TERCERO

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents powerful images and accounts that chronicle contemporary urban life in Mexico. The images discussed were captured by the photographer Maya Goded. These photographs and ... More


Crossover Dreams: From Urban Cowboy to the King of Pop

David Brackett

in Categorizing Sound: Genre and Twentieth-Century Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520248717
eISBN:
9780520965317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248717.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the rise of the concept of “crossover” in response to the transformation of radio formats and music industry categories during the 1970s and early 1980s. Country music is ... More


Finance as technocratic agent in urban development

Sabine Dörry

in Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the impact of a specific type of economic elite in the technocracy on contemporary urban planning. These are the financial and advanced business services (FABS) such as legal, ... More


It’s Whose Thing?: The Isley Brothers and Rhythm and Blues

Eric Weisbard

in Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226896168
eISBN:
9780226194370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194370.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

From their first hit, “Shout,” in 1959, to their number one album Body Kiss in 2003, the Isley Brothers were a constant presence in pop music. Yet their career contains two divergent narratives: a ... More


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