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- DescriptionPolitical Rock is a comparative, cultural history of luminary figures in rock music who have played important roles in social movements. Individual chapters are devoted to The Clash and Fugazi, Billy Bragg, Bob Dylan, Rage Against the Machine, Pearl Jam, Sinead O'Connor, Peter Gabriel, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Cockburn, Steve Earle and Kim Gordon.
- Author BiographyKristine Weglarz is an Assistant Professor of Telecommunications and Film at the University of West Florida's Department of Communication Arts. Her dissertation and research focuses on the political economy of live rock performance, constructions of authenticity, protest rock, mediaphemes, and 'liveness' as cultural constructions. She teaches courses on multi-camera electronic video production, popular music and media studies, introduction to mass media, and the political economy of media. Mark Pedelty is an associate professor of Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of War Stories: The Culture of Foreign Correspondents (1995), Musical Ritual in Mexico City: From the Aztec to NAFTA (2004), and Ecomusicology: Rock, Folk, and the Environment (2012). Pedelty has also published a number of journal articles dealing with popular music, including 'Woody Guthrie and the Columbia River: Propaganda, Art, and Irony' in Popular Music and Society 31(3): 329-355 (2008). Dr Pedelty is currently conducting applied research concerning music as environmental communication.
- Author(s)Kristine Weglarz
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication12/08/2013
- GenreMusic & Dance
- Series TitleAshgate Popular and Folk Music Series
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 1 b&w illustration
- Weight612 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Edited byMark Pedelty
- Series Edited byProfessor Derek B. Scott,Professor Lori Burns,Professor Stan Hawkins
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