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Beyond Subculture: Pop, Youth and Identity in a Postcolonial World
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written by Rupa Huq, 1972- (London, England: Routledge (Publisher) and Taylor and Francis Group, 2006, originally published 2006), 226 page(s)
Presenting a new approach to the study of youth culture and popular music, Beyond Subculture re-examines the link between music and subcultures and asks the question; in an ageing world, can pop music still be an automatic metaphor for youth culture?Using case studies and first-hand interviews with consumer and pr...
written by Rupa Huq, 1972- (London, England: Routledge (Publisher) and Taylor and Francis Group, 2006, originally published 2006), 226 page(s)
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Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action and the Construction of Industry
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edited by Trevor Griffey, fl. 2011 and David Goldberg, fl. 2006 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010, originally published 2010), 280 page(s)
Black Power at Work chronicles the history of direct action campaigns to open up the construction industry to black workers in the 1960s and 1970s. The book's case studies of local movements in Brooklyn, Newark, the Bay Area, Detroit, Chicago, and Seattle show how struggles against racism in the construction indus...
edited by Trevor Griffey, fl. 2011 and David Goldberg, fl. 2006 (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010, originally published 2010), 280 page(s)
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Communication and Society, In Garageland: Rock, Youth and Modernity
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written by Ove Sernhede, 1951-, Ulf Lindberg, 1941- and Johan Fornäs, 1952-, in Communication and Society (London, England: Routledge (Publisher) and Taylor and Francis Group, 2014, originally published 1995), 298 page(s)
Seeking to understand youth culture through its visual and musical expression, In Garageland presents a pioneering ethnographic study of rock bands and their fans. Topics include class as well as sexual conflicts; mainstream and deviant subcultures, and the complex social, psychological and ethical relationships...
written by Ove Sernhede, 1951-, Ulf Lindberg, 1941- and Johan Fornäs, 1952-, in Communication and Society (London, England: Routledge (Publisher) and Taylor and Francis Group, 2014, originally published 1995), 298 page(s)
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Conflict and Cooperation: Christian-Muslim Relations in Contemporary Egypt
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written by Peter E. Makari (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2007), 261 page(s)
Egypt is considered the intellectual birthplace of the modern Islamic movements, and is a center of Islamic thought and culture. It is also home to one of the oldest Christian populations in the world. While conflict between these two communities is often the focus of media attention in the region, important effor...
written by Peter E. Makari (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2007), 261 page(s)
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Contemporary Issues in the Middle East, The Mizrahi Era of Rebellion: Israel's Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle 1948-1966
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written by Bryan Roby, in Contemporary Issues in the Middle East (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2015), 280 page(s)
During the postwar period of 1948–56, over 400,000 Jews from the Middle East and Asia immigrated to the newly established state of Israel. By the end of the 1950s, Mizrahim, also known as Oriental Jewry, represented the ethnic majority of the Israeli Jewish population. Despite their large numbers, Mizrahim were...
written by Bryan Roby, in Contemporary Issues in the Middle East (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2015), 280 page(s)
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Contemporary Issues in the Middle East, Twenty Years of Islamic Revolution: Political and Social Transition in Iran Since 1979
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edited by Eric Hooglund, in Contemporary Issues in the Middle East (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2002), 212 page(s)
A unique collection that provides insights into economic, political, and social aspects of contemporary Iran.
edited by Eric Hooglund, in Contemporary Issues in the Middle East (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2002), 212 page(s)
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Costa Rica: Politics, Economics, and Democracy
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written by Bruce M. Wilson, 1961- (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998), 201 page(s)
A comprehensive study of Costa Rica's political economy from the colonial period to the present, with an emphasis on its contemporary political economy.
written by Bruce M. Wilson, 1961- (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998), 201 page(s)
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Critical Moments in American History, The Emergence of Rock and Roll: Music and the Rise of American Youth Culture
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written by Mitchell K. Hall, 1955-, in Critical Moments in American History (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher) and Taylor and Francis Group, 2014, originally published 2014), 236 page(s)
Rock and roll music evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and 1950s, as a combination of African American blues, country, pop, and gospel music produced a new musical genre. Even as it captured the ears of the nation, rock and roll was the subject of controversy and contention. The music intertwined w...
written by Mitchell K. Hall, 1955-, in Critical Moments in American History (New York, NY: Routledge (Publisher) and Taylor and Francis Group, 2014, originally published 2014), 236 page(s)
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From Revolution to Power in Brazil
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written by Kenneth Serbin (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2019), 462 page(s)
From Revolution to Power in Brazil: How Radical Leftists Embraced Capitalism and Struggled with Leadership examines terrorism from a new angle. Kenneth Serbin portrays a generation of Brazilian resistance fighters and militants struggling to rebuild their lives after suffering torture and military defeat by the ha...
written by Kenneth Serbin (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2019), 462 page(s)
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Gandhi as Disciple and Mentor
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written by Thomas Weber, fl. 2004 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 295 page(s)
Weber's book comprises a series of biographical reflections about people who influenced Gandhi and those who he influenced. Whilst previous literature focused on Gandhi's political legacy, this book explores the spiritual and philosophical resonances of these encounters, thereby offering intriguing insights into G...
written by Thomas Weber, fl. 2004 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2004, originally published 2004), 295 page(s)
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