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Author Fairley, Jan.
Title Living Politics, Making Music : the Writings of Jan Fairley / edited by Simon Frith, Stan Rijven and Ian Christie.
Imprint Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.

Series Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Subject World music -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Chile -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Political aspects -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.
Popular music -- Cuba -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Frith, Simon, 1946-
Rijven, Stan, 1949-
Christie, Ian, 1945-
Description 1 online resource (219 pages).
Note Includes index.
Contents Cover; Contents; General Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Jan Fairley, World Music and Popular Music Studies; Introduction: Jan Fairley and the Circuits of Journalism; Part I Nueva Canción: Writings on Chile; 1 La Nueva Canción Latinoamericana (1984); 2 Alive and Performing in Latin America: An Essay Review (1988); 3 Analysing Performance: Narrative and Ideology in Concerts by ¡Karaxú! (1989); 4 Inti-Illimani: Living a Life through Making Music (2002); Part II Making Sense of World Music; 5 The 'Local' and 'Global' in Popular Music (2001); 6 Ports of Call.
7 The Songlines Guides8 There is a Place Where Music Really Does Change Lives ... El Sistema (2012); Part III Writings on Cuba; 9 'Ay Díos, Ampárame' ('O God, Protect Me'); 10 Dancing Back to Front: Regeton, Sexuality, Gender and Transnationalism in Cuba (2006); 11 Control Shift (2010); Part IV Profiles of Music-makers; 12 Profiles from fRoots; Afterword: Thanks to Life: Jan Fairley, Musical Scholar and Activist; Index.
Summary The late Jan Fairley (1949-2012) was a key figure in making world music a significant topic for popular music studies and this book celebrates her contribution to popular music scholarship by gathering her most important work together in a single place. The result is a richly informed and entertaining volume that will be of interest to all scholars in the field while also serving as an excellent introduction for students interested in popular music as a global phenomenon. This is inspiring as well as essential reading.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781472414175 (electronic bk.)
1472414179 (electronic bk.)
1472414187 (ePUB)
9781472414182 (ePUB)
9781472412669 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1472412664 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781472414182 (epub)
OCLC # 874322423
Additional Format Print version: Fairley, Jan. Living Politics, Making Music. Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014 9781472414175