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Club Cultures: Music, Media, and Subcultural Capital (Music Culture)

Club Cultures: Music, Media, and Subcultural Capital (Music Culture)
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B006LM3490
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447
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9

Focusing on youth cultures that revolve around dance clubs and raves in Great Britain and the U.S., Sarah Thornton highlights the values of authenticity and hipness and explores the complex hierarchies that emerge within the domain of popular culture. She portrays club cultures as taste cultures brought together by micro-media like flyers and listings, transformed into s

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