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Author Kloet, Jeroen de.
Title China with a cut : globalisation, urban youth and popular music / Jeroen de Kloet.
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010.

Author Kloet, Jeroen de.
Series IIAS publications series. Monographs ; 3
IIAS publications series. Monographs ; 3.
Subject Music -- China -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Music trade -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Music audiences -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Add Title Globalisation, urban youth and popular music
Description 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations, map.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-243) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary In the wake of intense globalisation and commercialisation in the 1990s, China saw the emergence of a vibrant popular culture. Drawing on sixteen years of research, Jeroen de Kloet explores the popular music industry in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai, providing a fascinating history of its emergence and extensive audience analysis, while also exploring the effect of censorship on the music scene in China. China with a Cut pays particular attention to the dakou culture: so named after a cut nicked into the edge to render them unsellable, these illegally imported Western CDs still play most of the tracks. They also played a crucial role in the emergence of the new music and youth culture. De Kloet's impressive study demonstrates how the young Chinese cope with the rapid economic and social changes in a period of intense globalisation, and offers a unique insight into the socio-cultural and political transformations of a rising global power.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Cosmopolitan Poses and Haunting Questions -- From Liumang to Dakou and Balinghou -- Geography of Chinese Rock -- This Book -- 1. Hard Scenes -- Scenic Move -- Underground -- Heavy Metal -- Hardcore Punk -- Hip-hop -- Interim -- 2. Hyphenated Scenes -- Multiplicity -- Folk-rock -- Pop-rock -- Pop-punk -- Fashionable Bands -- Ending a Scenic Journey -- 3. Subaltern Sounds -- Marginal Voices -- Gendering Music -- Southern Vices -- Seductive Sounds -- Femininity, Locality and Opacity -- 4. Musical Taste and Technologies of the Self -- Music and Society -- Youth in Fin-de-siecle Beijing -- Music Preferences and Involvement -- Gendered Self -- Generational Differences -- Place and Belonging -- Building Subjectivity -- Political Self -- Technology and Control -- 5. Producing, Localising and Silencing Sounds -- Seductive Narratives -- Market Fantasies -- Cultural Be/Longings -- Silencing Sounds -- Commercial Complexities -- Conclusion: Paradoxical Performances -- Mirrors -- Deparadoxicalisation -- Sonic Hierarchies -- Binary Socialism.
ISBN 9789048511143 (electronic bk.)
9048511143 (electronic bk.)
9786612634123
661263412X
9789089641625
9089641629
1282634127
9781282634121
ISBN/ISSN 9786612634123
OCLC # 650493206
Additional Format Print version: Kloet, Jeroen de. China with a cut. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2010 9789089641625 (OCoLC)457149217


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