Whiteley, Sheila/Bennett, Andy/Hawkins, Stan: Music, Space & Place (Ashgate Books) paperback

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Contents: Introduction, Sheila Whiteley; Music, space and place, Andy Bennett; Rap and Hip Hop: community and identity, Sheila Whiteley; Musical production and the politics of desire, Stan Hawkins. Part 1 Music Space and Place: The musical construction of the diaspora: the case of reggae and Rastafari, Sarah Daynes; Who is the 'other' in the Balkans? Local ethnic music as a different source of identities in Bulgaria, Claire Levy; 'Power-geometry' in motion: space, place and gender in the lyra music of Crete, Kevin Dawe; Interrogating the production of sound and place: the Bristol phenomenon, from Lunatic Fringe to Worldwide Massive, Peter Webb. Part 2 Rap and Hip Hop: Community and Cultural Identity: The emergence of rap Cubano: an historical perspective, Deborah Pacini Hernandez and Reebee Garofalo; Doin' damage in my native language: the use of 'resistance vernaculars' in Hip Hop in Europe and Aotearoa/New Zealand, Tony Mitchell; Rapp'in' the Cape: style and memory, power in community, Lee Watkins. Part 3 Musical Production and the Politics of Desire: Positioning the producer: gender divisions in creative labour and value, Emma Mayhew; 'Believe': vocoders, digital female identity and camp, Kay Dickinson; On performativity and production in Madonna's 'Music', Stan Hawkins; He's got the power: the politics of production in girl group music, Jacqueline Warwick. Bibliography; Index.