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Shoot the singer! : music censorship today / Marie Korpe, editor.

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Main Library ML3916 .S56 2004 37684001024395 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 08/06/2016

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  • ISBN: 184277462X
  • ISBN: 9781842774625
  • ISBN: 1842774638
  • ISBN: 9781842774632
  • ISBN: 1842775049 (cased)
  • ISBN: 9781842775042 (cased)
  • ISBN: 1842775057 (limp)
  • ISBN: 9781842775059 (limp)
  • Physical Description: x, 228 p. cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: London ; Zed Books, c2004.

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General Note: "Published in association with Freemuse"--P. [4] of cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-216) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Introduction. What is music censorship? : towards a better understanding of the term / Martin Cloonan -- Music as a parallel power structure / Alenka Barber-Kersovan -- Music as a useless activity : conservative interpretations of music in Islam / Jonas Otterbeck.
2. Asia. Music censorship in Afghanistan before and after the Taliban / John Baily -- Music for the great leader : policy and practice in North Korea / Keith Howard -- Burma : music under siege / Aung Zaw -- Uirghuristan : politics and art / Kurash Sultan and Marie Korpe.
3. Africa. Stopping the music : censorship in apartheid South Africa / Roger Lucey -- Roger, me and the scorpion : working for the South Aftrican security services during apartheid / Paul Erasmus -- Encounters with a South African censor : confrontation and reconciliation / Ole Reitov -- Remembering subversion : resisting censorship in apartheid South Africa / Michael Drewett -- Playing with fire : manipulation of music and musicians in Zimbabwe / Banning Eyre -- Guerrilla of pop : Matoub Lounès and the struggle for Berber identity in Algeria / Andy Morgan.
4. The Middle East. Singing in a theocracy : female musicians in Iran / Ameneh Youssefzadeh -- Defending freeedom : blasphemy trials and censorship in Lebanon / Marcel Khalife -- Songs of freedom : cultural resistance in Palestine / Rania Elias-Khoury -- The sound of silence : conformist musicians in Israel / Noam Ben-Zeev.
5. The Americas. Crash into me, baby : America's implicit music censorship since 11 September / Eric Nuzum -- Havana and Miami : a music censorship sandwich / Eric Silva Brenneman -- Mexico : drug ballads and censorship today / Elijah Wald -- Responses to censorship in the USA : acquiescence, withdrawal and resistance / Ian Inglis.
6. Europe. Turkey : censorship past and present / Sanar Yurdatapan -- Rap and censorship in France / Daniel Brown.
Notes to CD [compact disc]: p. 226-228. CD contents: 1. Unknown artist, Taliban chant -- 2. Ale Möller Band, featuring Kurash Sultan, 'Atlan Dok' -- 3. Roger Lucey, 'Lungile tabalaza' -- 4. Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited, 'Disaster' -- 5. Marcel Khalife, "Oh my father, I am Yusif' -- 6. Amal Murkus, 'La ahada yalam' -- 7. Porno Para Ricardo, 'Tan loco' -- 8. Andrés Contreras, 'Corrido de Osama Bin Laden' -- 9. Sanar Yurdatapan, 'Sela' -- 10. Koma Asmin, 'Herne pesh'.
Subject: Music > Censorship.
Censorship
Music > Moral and ethical aspects

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